Definitions for instantaneousˌɪn stənˈteɪ ni əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. instantaneous, instant(a)(adj)

    occurring with no delay

    "relief was instantaneous"; "instant gratification"


  1. instantaneous(Adjective)

    Occurring, arising, or functioning without any delay; happening within an imperceptibly brief period of time.

  2. Origin: 17th century

Webster Dictionary

  1. Instantaneous(adj)

    done or occurring in an instant, or without any perceptible duration of time; as, the passage of electricity appears to be instantaneous

  2. Instantaneous(adj)

    at or during a given instant; as, instantaneous acceleration, velocity, etc

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. instantan.]

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