moment
moment /ˈmoʊmənt/
noun

()
A particular point in time
(
second
, minute
, instant
, moment
)
a particular point in time
The moment he arrived the party began
the moment he arrived the party began

()
An indefinitely short time
(
mo
, bit
, second
, minute
, moment
)
an indefinitely short time
Wait just a moment
wait just a moment
In a mo
in a mo
It only takes a minute
it only takes a minute
In just a bit
in just a bit

()
Having important effects or influence
(
import
, moment
, consequence
)
having important effects or influence
Decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself
decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself
Virtue is of more moment than security
virtue is of more moment than security
That result is of no consequence
that result is of no consequence

()
At this time
(
present moment
, moment
, here and now
)
at this time
The disappointments of the here and now
the disappointments of the here and now
She is studying at the moment
she is studying at the moment

(statistics) the nth moment of a distribution is the expected value of the nth power of the deviations from a fixed value
(
moment
)
(statistics) the nth moment of a distribution is the expected value of the nth power of the deviations from a fixed value

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