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  • noun

Synonyms for moment

Synonyms for moment

a particular interval of time that is limited and often crucial

Synonyms for moment

at this time

having important effects or influence

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

the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

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This unpredictable immediacy of the present moment provides the very drama that makes sports competitions so riveting to witness.
It was just one of those moments when everybody got excited,'' Carroll said.
Runtastic Moment Fun: Boasting a stainless steel case, scratch-resistant glass and a comfortable silicon strap, the Moment Fun was designed for the playful, active types.
Der Moment was extinguished in 1939 when Nazis overran Warsaw.
The Chairman of Dubai First Hana Al Rostamani observed, "We are delighted that the Dubai Moments Credit Card recognizes and celebrates Dubai's reputation of being a city that sets new benchmarks every day and makes dreams come true.
It's City's moment of truth tonight and they might need a magic moment from one of their stars to stand any chance of progress.
Flusser, Tomas Suk, and Barbara Zitova (all information theory and automation, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague) begin with an overview of recent and traditional image analysis and pattern recognition methods that are based on image moments, but that is a mere prelude to their main concern, which is moment invariants, which are now used and discussed widely in the field but have not been treated comprehensively until now.
The Moment is the second Android handset Samsung announced this week, following the Samsung Behold II on T-Mobile.
Given our impatience, we aren't suggesting that you wait around for the perfect moment to further your organization's evolution.
The authors state, "If you ever had an intuitive moment that you didn't act on, you now have permission to go for it.
Now they are asking people to vote for their favourite moment and the winners will be revealed next spring.
On this day, in this moment, the life you are living makes a real difference in one way or another.
For me, however, the most fascinating part of the diagram is the part least talked about--the pre-diagrammatic moment just before thought is made graphically palpable, ie, causality.
The terror of the modern moment allowed Wright, as Joseph Bodziock puts it, "to bore into the white American psyche and find the anxieties and terrors that dwelled there.
Living in the moment could involve recognizing the euphoria of a student who is playing a new piece, even with many learned inaccuracies, for there is still a balance here.