From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhalf a minute/moment/second etchalf a minute/moment/second etcspoken a very short time Hold on, this will only take half a second.From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
What does half a minute mean?
a short period of time; momentIll be a half-minute.
What does it mean to have a moment?
If something or someone is having a moment, they are successful or popular at the present time. [informal] Long skirts are having a moment.
What does have a great moment mean?
Of much importance or significance; momentous. This ruling is of great moment for members of the minority group, who have long been marginalized and victimized. This is an issue of great moment for every person on the planet. See also: great, moment, of.
What is moment example?
A moment is the name for the turning effect that forces exert on objects. For example imagine pushing a door open. You push on the door handle and the door rotates around its hinges (the hinges are a pivot). The larger the perpendicular distance the larger the turning effect (moment).
Why do we have moments?
The Moment of a force is a measure of its tendency to cause a body to rotate about a specific point or axis. This occurs every time a force is applied so that it does not pass through the centroid of the body. A moment is due to a force not having an equal and opposite force directly along its line of action.
What is the meaning of second half of the year?
Meaning of second half in English the second period of six months of the year: Economic growth in the second half of this year is likely to be close to predictions.
Which is the best moment in life?
The top ten happiest life momentsBirth of a first child (12.3 per cent of vote)Wedding day (11.5 per cent)Birth of grandchildren (10 per cent)Birth of another child (8.5 per cent)Day of retirement (7.4 per cent)Moving into a new home (6.7 per cent)Seeing your childs first steps (5.5 per cent)
What does Big Moment mean?
An occasion that has been eagerly awaited. Its the big moment—theyre finally picking the raffle winner!
Can I say half hour?
half-hour is commonly written with a dash (hyphen) and is a distinct word in the dictionary. So, a half-hour = 30 minutes = half an hour. In Australia we say half an hour. You might hear a half hour, but it would sound stilted.
What is moment used for?
In physics, moment of force (often just moment) is a measure of its tendency to cause a body to rotate about a specific point or axis. In this concept the moment arm, the distance from the axis of rotation, plays an important role.
What type of word is moment?
noun. an indefinitely short period of time; instant: Ill be with you in a moment.
How do you find moments?
0:2110:39Find the moment of a force about a point - YouTubeYouTube
How do you sum a moment?
Sum of Moments In the case where multiple forces are being applied to a rigid body, the total moment can be calculated by simply adding the vector quantities of each individual moment created by each individual force. When summing all the moments applied to an object, the sign of each moment must be considered.