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noun 
  1. A brief, unspecified amount of time.
Wait up a , while I lock the front door.
  1. weight, Weight or importance.
  • 1904, the document in question is of such immense importance that its publication might very easily " I might almost say probably " lead to European complications of the utmost . " Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Adventure of the Second Stain" (Norton 2005, p.1192)
    1. (physics) The magnitude of force applied to a rotational system at a distance from the axis of rotation. Also called moment of force.
    2. (historical) A definite period of time, specifically one-tenth of a point, or one-fortieth or one-fiftieth of an hour.
Etymology: From French, moment, from momentumLatin, momentum.


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