Part of speech:
Living or lasting only a short time; ephemeral.
A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
The act of blinking.
The definition of transitory is something temporary or not permanent.
Import, or meaning
A particular moment
One thousandth of a second
(US) An eighth of a dollar. Note that there is no coin minted worth 12.5 cents. (When this term first came into use, the Spanish 8 reales coin was widely used as a dollar equivalent, and thus the 1 real coin was equivalent to 12.5 cents.)
The time, effort, or trouble taken in doing something:
A split second; an instant:
(Physics) The time taken for light to travel one centimetre in a vacuum (sometimes one foot, or sometimes the width of a nucleon)
Lasting for a markedly brief time:
Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral
Passing quickly; ephemeral:
Existing at a particular instant
Occurring or present at every moment:
Happening, done, said, etc. at a suitable time; well-timed; opportune
(Philosophy) Operating beyond itself; having an external effect.
An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable isotope has a mass number of 289 and a half-life of approximately 2.7 seconds. Radioactive decay of all isotopes is chiefly by alpha-particle transmission.
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
V. The process of bringing in such products.
A measure of the total amount of energy released by an earthquake, as indicated on the Richter scale.
The force or energy exhibited by a moving body:
The definition of a stage is a platform or an area of raised floor.
A very short period of time; an instant:
The greater part; preponderance:
A sharp snapping sound, such as the report of a firearm.
A quick, intermittent flash of light; sparkle
An act of winking (a blinking of only one eye), or a message sent by winking.
A mark on any scale of measurement; a unit of measurement.
The definition of juncture is a specific point in time or a place where two things meet.
(Music) A dot or mark used to designate certain tones or time. In ancient music, it distinguished or characterized certain tones or styles (points of perfection, of augmentation, etc.). In modern music, it is placed on the right of a note to raise its value, or prolong its time, by one half.
A matter that relates to or affects one:
Reference, relation, or importance.
The quality or state of being important
at this time
A brief time
(Uncountable, with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
Anything that stimulates activity; driving force or motive; incentive; impulse
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