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  • A particular period of importance, influence, or significance in a series of events or developments: a great moment in history; waiting for her big moment.
  • Outstanding significance or value; importance: a discovery of great moment.
  • A brief period of time that is characterized by a quality, such as excellence, suitability, or distinction: a lackluster performance that nevertheless had its moments.
  • Philosophy An essential or constituent element, as of a complex idea.
  • Philosophy A phase or an aspect of a logically developing process.
  • Physics The product of a quantity and its perpendicular distance from a reference point.
  • Physics The tendency to cause rotation about a point or an axis.
  • Statistics The expected value of a positive integral power of a random variable. The first moment is the mean of the distribution.