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An instant; a flash.
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  1. An instant; a flash.
  2. A fraction of a second
Acting or occurring without the interposition of another agency or object; direct:
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  1. Acting or occurring without the interposition of another agency or object; direct:
  2. Close at hand; near:
  3. Occurring at once; happening without delay:
Being on time; punctual.
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  1. Being on time; punctual.
  2. Quick to act or to do what is required; ready, punctual, etc.
  3. Carried out or performed without delay:
Present or occurring at a specific instant:
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  1. Present or occurring at a specific instant:
  2. Existing at a particular instant
  3. Done or made without delay; immediate
(Idiomatic)In the right place at this very moment.
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  1. (Idiomatic)In the right place at this very moment.
Mixed prior to use or sale
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Alternative spelling of pre-cooked.
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An occasion affording an opportunity:
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  1. An occasion affording an opportunity:
  2. (Statistics) The expected value of a positive integer power of a random variable. The first moment of a random variable is the mean of its probability distribution.
  3. A definite point in time or in a series of events
(Informal) A second serving of food.
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  1. (Informal) A second serving of food.
  2. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
  3. (Baseball) Second base.
A split second; an instant:
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  1. A split second; an instant:
  2. A sudden, brief display of thought, understanding, feeling, etc.
  3. A brief time; moment
A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
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  1. A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
  2. A very short time; instant; moment
The act of blinking.
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  1. The act of blinking.
  2. The action of a thing that twinkles
  3. The time it takes to blink the eyes.
(Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
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  1. (Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
The act of shaking:
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  1. The act of shaking:
  2. (Informal) Uncontrollable trembling, as in a person who is cold, frightened, feverish, or ill. Often used with the:
  3. (Informal) A very short time; moment
A jiffy.
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  1. A jiffy.
  2. (Informal) A jiffy; a moment; a short time.
Abbreviation of section.
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  1. Abbreviation of section.
  2. A short space of time; a second:
  3. (Informal) second
A partial split or break; a fissure.
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  1. A partial split or break; a fissure.
  2. An attempt or try:
  3. A moment; an instant:
A split second; an instant:
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  1. A split second; an instant:
  2. A sudden, brief display of thought, understanding, feeling, etc.
  3. A brief time; moment
160 of an hour; sixty seconds
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  1. 160 of an hour; sixty seconds
  2. A unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth of a degree, or 60 seconds.
  3. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of an hour or 60 seconds. &diamf3; A sidereal minute is1 /60 of a sidereal hour, and a mean solar minute is1 /60 of a mean solar hour.
An occasion affording an opportunity:
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  1. An occasion affording an opportunity:
  2. (Statistics) The expected value of a positive integer power of a random variable. The first moment of a random variable is the mean of its probability distribution.
  3. A definite point in time or in a series of events
(Informal) A second serving of food.
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  1. (Informal) A second serving of food.
  2. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
  3. (Baseball) Second base.
A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
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  1. A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
  2. A very short time; instant; moment
A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
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  1. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
  2. A brief interval; a twinkling.
  3. The very brief time it takes to wink; twinkling
The act of blinking.
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  1. The act of blinking.
  2. The action of a thing that twinkles
  3. The time it takes to blink the eyes.
A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
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  1. A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
  2. (Informal) A brief period of sleep.
  3. The very brief time required for a wink; an instant.
A jiffy.
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  1. A jiffy.
  2. (Informal) A jiffy; a moment; a short time.
(Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
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  1. (Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
A light, sharp, clicking sound made repeatedly by a machine, such as a clock.
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  1. A light, sharp, clicking sound made repeatedly by a machine, such as a clock.
  2. Any of numerous small, parasitic arachnids of the suborder Ixodida that feed on the blood of animals. Like their close relatives the mites and unlike spiders, ticks have no division between cephalothorax and abdomen. Ticks differ from mites by being generally larger and having a sensory pit at the end of their first pair of legs. Many ticks transmit febrile diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.
  3. (Brit., Informal) Moment; instant
A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
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  1. A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
  2. A point or line of joining or connection; joint, as of two bones, or seam
  3. A point in time, especially one requiring a decision to be made:
An occasion affording an opportunity:
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  1. An occasion affording an opportunity:
  2. (Physics) The product of a quantity, such as force or mass, and its perpendicular distance from a reference point.
  3. The tendency to cause rotation about a point or axis.
The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
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  1. The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
  2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
  3. (Linguistics) A vowel point.
Acting or occurring without the interposition of another agency or object; direct:
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  1. Acting or occurring without the interposition of another agency or object; direct:
  2. Close at hand; near:
  3. Occurring at once; happening without delay:
Present or occurring at a specific instant:
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  1. Present or occurring at a specific instant:
  2. Existing at a particular instant
  3. Done or made without delay; immediate
That burns
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  1. That burns
  2. Characterized by intense emotion; passionate:
  3. Marked by flames or intense heat:
That demands action or attention.
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  1. That demands action or attention.
  2. That deserves rebuke or censure.
  3. Abominable; reprehensible:
Calling for quick action; urgent
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  1. Calling for quick action; urgent
  2. Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
  3. Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
Rising above a surrounding medium, especially a fluid.
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  1. Rising above a surrounding medium, especially a fluid.
  2. Relating to an exceptionally tall tree whose crown extends well above the level of the upper canopy.
  3. Rooted below a body of water or in an area that is periodically submerged but extending above the water level. Used of aquatic plants such as cattails, rushes, or cord grass.
Requiring immediate action; pressing:
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  1. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
  2. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
  3. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
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  1. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
  2. Absolutely necessary; urgent; compelling
  3. Necessary or urgent:
Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
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  1. Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
  2. Persistent in request or demand; insistent
  3. Very earnest or insistent:
Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
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  1. Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
  2. Conveying a sense of pressing importance:
  3. Calling for haste, immediate action, etc.; grave; pressing
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