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moment US English

A very brief period of time

moment US Thesaurus

he thought for a moment

aha moment US English

A moment of sudden insight or discovery

any moment US English

Very soon

one moment US English

A request for someone to wait for a short period of time, especially to allow the speaker to do or say something

blonde moment US English

An instance of being silly or scatterbrained

dipole moment US English

The mathematical product of the separation of the ends of a dipole and the magnitude of the charges

the moment —— US English

As soon as ——

senior moment US English

A temporary mental lapse (humorously attributed to the gradual loss of one’s mental faculties as one grows older)

defining moment US English

An event that typifies or determines all subsequent related occurrences

electric moment US English

The product of the distance separating the charges of a dipole and the magnitude of either charge

magnetic moment US English

The property of a magnet that interacts with an applied field to give a mechanical moment

in a moment US English

Very soon

light-bulb moment US English

A moment of sudden realization, enlightenment, or inspiration

at the moment US English

At the present time; now

have a moment US English

Be currently popular or in fashion

of the moment US English

Currently popular, famous, or important

share a moment US English

Experience a joint sensation of heightened emotion

moment of truth US English

A time when a person or thing is tested, a decision has to be made, or a crisis has to be faced

not for a moment US English

Not at all; never

moment of inertia US English

A quantity expressing a body’s tendency to resist angular acceleration. It is the sum of the products of the mass of each particle in the body with the square of its distance from the axis of rotation

psychological moment US English

The moment at which something will or would have the greatest psychological effect

man of the moment US English

A man of importance at a particular time

live for the moment US English

Live or act without worrying about the future

not a moment too soon US English

Almost too late

Damascene US English

Used in reference to an important moment of insight, typically one that leads to a dramatic transformation of attitude or belief

just a minute, moment, second, etc. US English

Used to ask someone to wait or pause for a short time

in the heat of the moment US English

While temporarily angry, excited, or engrossed, and without stopping for thought

on the spur of the moment US English

On impulse; without planning in advance

silence US English

The state of standing still and not speaking as a sign of respect for someone deceased or in an opportunity for prayer

one moment in moment US English

A request for someone to wait for a short period of time, especially to allow the speaker to do or say something

at short notice US English

With little warning or time for preparation

just a minute, moment, second, etc. in just US English

Used to ask someone to wait or pause for a short time

at the moment in moment US English

At the present time; now

the moment —— in moment US English

As soon as ——

of the moment in moment US English

Currently popular, famous, or important

share a moment in moment US English

Experience a joint sensation of heightened emotion

last minute US English

The latest possible time before an event

last moment in last minute US English

The latest possible time before an event

moment of truth in moment US English

A time when a person or thing is tested, a decision has to be made, or a crisis has to be faced

man of the moment in man US English

A man of importance at a particular time

not for a moment in moment US English

Not at all; never


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