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moment

 
Noun moment has 6 senses
  1. moment, minute, second, instant - a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
    --1 is a kind of point, point in time
    --1 has particulars:
     climax, culmination; eleventh hour, last minute; moment of truth; moment of truth; pinpoint; time; psychological moment
  2. moment, minute, second, bit - an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"
    --2 is a kind of time
    --2 has particulars:
     blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute
  3. here and now, present moment, moment - at this time; "the disappointments of the here and now"; "she is studying at the moment"
    --3 is a kind of present, nowadays
  4. consequence, import, moment - having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment that security"
    --4 is a kind of significance
    --4 has particulars: matter; hell to pay
  5. moment - the moment of a couple is the product of its force and the distance between its opposing forces
    --5 is a kind of
    force
    --5 is a part of couple
    --5 has particulars: dipole moment
  6. moment - the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value
    --6 is a kind of
    statistic
    --6 has particulars: second moment; variance
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