Instant

One of the important designations of time; an infinitely short period, sometimes indicated as 'moment'.

instant

[adj] - in or of the present month
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Instant

In'stant adjective [ Latin instans , -antis , present participle of instare to stand upon, to press upon; prefix in- in, on + stare to stand: confer French instant . See Stand .] 1. Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest. « Rejoicing in...
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Instant

In'stant adverb Instantly. [ Poetic] « Instant he flew with hospitable haste.» Pope.
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Instant

In'stant noun [ French instant , from Latin instans standing by, being near, present. See Instant , adjective ] 1. A point in duration; a moment; a portion of time too short to be estimated; also, any particular moment. « There is scarce an
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instant

1. A point in duration; a moment; a portion of time too short to be estimated; also, any particular moment. 'There is scarce an instant between their flourishing and their not being.' (Hooker) ... 2. A day of the present or current month; as, the sixth instant; an elliptical expression equivalent to the sixth of the month instant, i. E, the current...
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instant

inst adjective in or of the present month; `your letter of the 10th inst`
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Instant

• (a.) Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest. • (a.) A day of the present or current month; as, the sixth instant; -- an elliptical expression equivalent to the sixth of the month instant, i. e., the current month. See Instant, a., 3. • (adv.) Instantly. • (a.) A point in duration; a moment; a portion of time too short to be es...
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Instant

An instant is an infinitesimal moment in time, a moment whose passage is instantaneous. The continuous nature of time and its infinite divisibility was addressed by Aristotle in his Physics, where he wrote on Zeno`s paradoxes. The philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell was still seeking to define the exact nature of an instant thousands o....
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