Definition of MOMENT

noun : MOMENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 4. (

    ) having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force) ;

  • 6. (

    ) the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value ;

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