Noun Definition


1.Definition: a particular point in time

"The moment he arrived the party began"

Related Noun(s):instant, minute, second

Category: General

2.Definition: a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force)

Category: General

3.Definition: an indefinitely short time

"Wait just a moment", "In a mo", "It only takes a minute", "In just a bit"

Related Noun(s):bit, minute, mo, second

Category: General

4.Definition: at this time

"The disappointments of the here and now", "She is studying at the moment"

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):consequence, import

Category: General

6.Definition: the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

Category: General