Definition of Instants

1. Noun. (plural of instant) ¹



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Definition of Instants

1. instant [n] - See also: instant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Instants

instanter
instantiable
instantiate
instantiated
instantiates
instantiating
instantiation
instantiations
instantlie
instantly
instantness
instantnesses
instanton
instantonic
instantons
instants (current term)
instarred
instarring
instars
instate
instated
instates
instating
instaunce
instaunt
instauntly
instauration
instaurations
instaurator

Literary usage of Instants

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Still, the necessary freedom was supposed to be secured by interchanges of ions between molecules at the instants of molecular collision only; ..."

2. Indo-Aryans: Contributions Towards the Elucidation of Their Ancient and by Raja Rājendralāla Mitra (1881)
"Its length from the heel to the end of the great toe should be sixteen instants. The arm of twenty-four instants is reckoned the most apropriate. ..."

3. A Grammar of the Hindi Language: In which are Treated the Standard Hindí by Samuel Henry Kellogg (1876)
"The principal variety differs frpm all metres of the 1st species in that both lines contain 30 instants. The 6th foot must be a jagan, as in the 1st line of ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... blow it out on the extended palm, where it forms a spiral column, which it takes a few instants to evaporate. The glands are not pricked, and the throat ..."

5. The Maidens of the Rocks by Gabriele D'Annunzio (1898)
"which endured for a few instants, then they paled, became violet-colored, indistinct, confused, blotted out. Last of all the lofty apex of the Corace ..."

6. Studies in the History of Ideas by Columbia University Dept. of Philosophy (1918)
"instants are temporal points, and like those of space, they are perfectly objective and real—not created, but actually discovered or waiting to be ..."

7. Planetary, Lunar, and Solar Positions 601 B.C. to A.D. 1 at Five-day and Ten ...by Bryant Tuckerman by Bryant Tuckerman (1990)
"The tabular instants, ie, the instants for which positions are given in these ... For interpolation, it is convenient to express the desired instants, ..."

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