# moment-n; 5 Senses

### Sense Number 1: short time

Commentary: MOMENT[+event] moment, minute, second, bit - an indefinitely short time

__Examples:__

Wait just a moment for me to get my shoes.

It only takes a moment to do your dishes.

I'll get your juice in just a moment.

It seems like that summer only lasted a moment.

__Mappings:__

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2

### Sense Number 2: right now

Commentary: MOMENT[+event] moment, minute, second, instant, here and now, present moment - a particular point in time (especially the immediate present)

__Examples:__

Give me that penny, right this moment.

The moment he arrived the party began.

The disappointments of the moment.

__Mappings:__

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 3

### Sense Number 3: importance

Commentary: consequency, import, moment - having important effects or influence

__Examples:__

Virtue is of more moment that security.

__Mappings:__

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4

### Sense Number 4: expected value

Commentary: the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

__Examples:__

Billy has to find the moment of seven problems for homework.

__Mappings:__

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 6

### Sense Number 5: science

Commentary: the moment of a couple is the product of its force and the distance between its opposing forces

__Examples:__

Billy calculated the moment of seven problems for homework, yesterday.

__Mappings:__

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5