Definition of moment:

part of speech: noun

Importance; minute portion of time.

part of speech: noun

Moving cause or force: importance in effect: value: the smallest portion of time in which a movement can be made: an instant: ( mech.) the moment of a force about a point is the product of the force and the perpendicular on its line of action from the point.

part of speech: noun

The smallest portion of time; an instant; importance; as, affairs of great moment; the measure of a force by its effect in motion around a central point, as in a wheel.

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