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moment meaning and definition

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Definition of moment (noun)

  1. a particular point in time
  2. an indefinitely short time
    • "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
    • synonyms: bit, minute, mo, second
  3. at this time
  4. having important effects or influence
    • "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
    • synonyms: consequence, import
    • antonym: inconsequence
  5. a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force)
  6. the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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