# Moments synonyms

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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. Meaning; signification:

Importance in rank or position:

(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.)

(Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)

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A brief time; moment

A period of time:

A very short time; instant; moment

An impelling force; an impulse.

The force with which an object near the Earth or another celestial body is attracted toward the center of the body by gravity. An object's weight depends on its mass and the strength of the gravitational pull. The weight of an object in an aircraft flying at high altitude is less than its weight at sea level, since the strength of gravity decreases with increasing distance from the Earth's surface. The SI unit of weight is the newton, though units of mass such as grams or kilograms are used more informally to denote the weight of some mass, understood as the force acting on it in a gravitational field with a strength of one G. The pound is also still used as a unit of weight.

(Geol.) A subdivision of a series of stratified rocks consisting of the rocks laid down during a geologic age

Importance; consequence; moment

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(Philosophy) An essential or constituent element; a moment.

(Law) The quality of being of consequence to a legal decision.

(Mathematics) A number assigned to a quantity so that it may be compared with other quantities.

A short form of heating element, a component in electrical equipment, often in the form of a coil, having a high resistance, thereby generating heat when a current is passed through it.

The act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation

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A promissory note.

The definition of concern is something that is of interest, important or worrisome.

A specific moment in time:

A point of time

The time occupied by this; an instant

The very brief time it takes to wink; twinkling

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trivialities (antonym)

A trivial thing, matter, or idea; trifle

times (related)

Time is defined as the duration in which all things happen, or a precise instant that something happens.

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**moments**. In this page you can discover 30 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for**moments**, like: instants, seconds, minutes, imports, consequences, bits, jiffies, flashes, whiles, trices and impetuses.