# Instants synonyms

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Instantaneous illumination for photography:

A gleam or twinkle.

(Computing) A unit of time defined by the frequency of its basic timer; historically, and by convention, 0.01 seconds, but some operating systems use other values.

A unit of time equal to

^{1}/_{60}of a minute. &diamf3; A**sidereal second**is^{1}/_{60}of a sidereal minute, and a**mean solar second**is^{1}/_{60}of a mean solar minute. A unit of time equal to

^{1}/_{60}of an hour or 60 seconds. &diamf3; A**sidereal minute**is^{1}/_{60}of a sidereal hour, and a**mean solar minute**is^{1}/_{60}of a mean solar hour.
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A specific moment in time:

A point of time

A day or period of fasting

A single act of breathing.

The very brief time it takes to wink; twinkling

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eternities (antonym)

A long period of time that seems endless

times (related)

A similar number representing a specific point on this continuum, reckoned in hours and minutes:

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**instants**. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for**instants**, like: flashes, winks, trices, jiffies, heartbeats, seconds, minutes, moments, points, junctures and fasts.