HyperDic: moment

English > 6 senses of the word moment:
NOUNtimemoment, minute, second, instanta particular point in time
timemoment, mo, minute, second, bitan indefinitely short time
timemoment, here and now, present momentat this time
attributemoment, consequence, importhaving important effects or influence
phenomenonmomenta turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force)
cognitionmomentthe n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value
moment > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > moment: 6 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA particular point in time.
Example"the moment he arrived the party began"
Synonymsminute, second, instant
Narrowerclimax, culminationThe decisive moment in a novel or play
eleventh hour, last minuteThe latest possible moment
moment of truthA crucial moment on which much depends
moment of truthThe moment in a bullfight when the matador kills the bull
pinpointA very brief moment
psychological momentThe most appropriate time for achieving a desired effect
timeA suitable moment
Broaderpoint, point in timeAn instant of time
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento
Catalaninstant, moment
English > moment: 6 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningAn indefinitely short time.
Example"wait just a moment"
Synonymsmo, minute, second, bit
Narrowerblink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minuteA very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
BroadertimeAn indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Spanishinstante, minuto, momento, segundo
Catalaninstant, minut, moment, segon
Adjectivesmomentaneous, momentarylasting for a markedly brief time
English > moment: 6 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningAt this time.
Example "she is studying at the moment"
Synonymshere and now, present moment
Broaderpresent, nowadaysThe period of time that is happening now
English > moment: 6 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningHaving important effects or influence.
Example "virtue is of more moment than security"
Synonymsconsequence, import
Narrowerhell to paydire consequences
matter(used with negation) having consequence
BroadersignificanceThe quality of being significant / significant / significant
OppositeinconsequenceHaving no important effects or influence
Spanishconsecuencia, importancia, repercusión, transcendencia, trascendencia
Catalanconseqüència, importància, repercussió, transcendència
Adjectivesmomentousof very great significance
English > moment: 6 senses > noun 5, phenomenon
MeaningA turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force).
Narrowerdipole momentThe moment of a dipole
moment of a couplegiven two equal and opposite forces, the product of the force and the distance between them
moment of inertiaThe tendency of a body to resist angular acceleration
Broaderforce(physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
English > moment: 6 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningThe n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value.
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Narrowersecond momentThe expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from the point of origin
varianceThe second moment around the mean
BroaderstatisticA datum that can be represented numerically

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