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Part of speech: Noun

The smallest portion of time; an instant; importance; as, affairs of great moment; the measure of a force by its effect in motion around a central point, as in a wheel.

Usage examples "moment":
  • For a moment he made no answer. - "Wolf Breed", Jackson Gregory.
  • Only for the moment though. - "The Triumph of Hilary Blachland", Bertram Mitford.
  • At any moment we may be assail'd." - "The Splendid Spur", Arthur T. Quiller Couch.