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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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We use, instead, the rich semantic content of the assertion (*) at the moment of utterance m1 (= mc).
At the moment Sarah laughs, she is picturing herself telling Abraham later about overhearing the conversation.
CD: But I think, at the moment, you have very, very few - from my point of view - painting positions of that kind and quality.
At the moment of slaughter, for instance, instead of henchmen brandishing scimitars, Aliev offers his "Cry of Woman" a white-clad sisterhood whose members act as both mourners and specters.
Thus, at the moment of recognition, a moment which determines Calhoun's eventual survival amongst the Allmuseri "mutineers," Calhoun suddenly becomes part of a nether space, neither Allmuseri nor white American.
However, most observers of SN1987A consider that the bursts of neutrinos recorded about four hours later by the IMB detector in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, and the Kamiokande detector in Kamioka, Japan, are the neutrinos that astrophysicists would expect a supernova to produce at the moment of its explosion.