Instant

  • 1 instant — instant, ante 1. (in stan, stan t ) adj. 1°   Qui poursuit, qui presse. Instante sollicitation. Aux instantes prières de cet homme. 2°   Qui nous est prochain, qui est sur nous. Le péril est instant. Le besoin est instant. •   Le régent avait… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 2 instant — n Instant, moment, minute, second, flash, jiffy, twinkling, split second are comparable when they mean a particular point of time or a stretch of time of almost imperceptible duration. Instant and moment are often used interchangeably {to us …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Instant — In stant, n. [F. instant, fr. L. instans standing by, being near, present. See {Instant}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. A point in time; a moment; a portion of time too short to be estimated; also, any particular moment; as, teh situation may change in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 instant — in·stant adj: being under present consideration the questions presented in the instant case Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. instant …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Instant — In stant, a. [L. instans, antis, p. pr. of instare to stand upon, to press upon; pref. in in, on + stare to stand: cf. F. instant. See {Stand}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest. [1913 Webster] Rejoicing in hope; patient… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 instant- — DEFINICIJA 1. kao prvi dio riječi znači da što ima takav sastav ili da je izrađeno u takvoj tehnološkoj pripremi da se može prirediti brže nego što se to radi na uobičajen, tradicionalan način [instant kava; instant palenta] 2. iron. pejor. onaj… …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 7 instant — in‧stant [ˈɪnstənt] adjective happening or available immediately: • We do not expect instant profits. • The agreement will offer subscribers instant access to overseas databases. * * * instant UK US /ˈɪnstənt/ adjective ► happening immediately,… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 Instant — ist ein Begriff bei Lebensmitteln, der Fertigprodukte bezeichnet. Wortherkunft Der Begriff instant [ɪnstənt], der im Deutschen ‚sofort‘ bedeutet, ist ein Lehnwort aus der englischen Sprache. Er kommt ursprünglich aus dem Latein, und findet sich… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 9 instant — [in′stənt] adj. [LME < MFr < L instans, prp. of instare, to stand upon or near, press < in , in, upon + stare, to STAND] 1. urgent; pressing 2. soon to happen; imminent 3. without delay; immediate [to demand instant obedience] 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 instant — INSTÁNT adj. invar. Instantaneu, rapid. ♦ (Despre mâncăruri sau băuturi) Care se prepară repede, fără fierbere, prin dizolvare. [pr.: stánt] – cuv. engl. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  instánt adj. m., pl. instánţi …

    Dicționar Român

  • 11 Instant- — Präfixoid sofort gebrauchsfähig erw. fach. ( ) Beschreibung von Affixen. Bildungen der Werbesprache nach dem Vorbild von ne. instant coffee sofort löslicher, sofort gebrauchsfähiger Kaffee . ne. instant stammt über mfrz. instant aus l. īnstāns… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 12 instant — ìnstant[b] (II)[/b] pril. DEFINICIJA tako da djeluje, da se priređuje na najkraći način [to se priređuje instant] ETIMOLOGIJA vidi instant[b] (I)[/b] …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 13 instant — ìnstant[b] (I)[/b] prid. <indekl.> DEFINICIJA koji se brzo pripravlja [to je palenta instant] ETIMOLOGIJA engl. instant ← lat. instans …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 14 Instant — In stant, adv. Instantly. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Instant he flew with hospitable haste. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 instant — [adj] immediate, urgent burning*, clamant, contemporary, crying*, current, dire, direct, exigent, existent, extant, fast, imperative, importunate, insistent, instantaneous, on thespot*, present, present day, pressing, prompt, quick, split… …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 Instánt — (lat.), Bittsteller, Ansucher …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Instánt — (lat.), Bittsteller, Ansucher …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 instant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) immediate. 2) urgent; pressing. 3) (of food) processed to allow quick preparation. ► NOUN 1) a precise moment of time. 2) a very short time. DERIVATIVES ins …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 instant — 1. instant, ante [ ɛ̃stɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1550; provenç. « prochain » 1296; lat. instans, p. prés. de instare « serrer de près, presser » ♦ Littér. Qui presse vivement. ⇒ pressant. Demande, prière instante. Demander de façon instante, instamment. ⇒ …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 20 instant — * Il y a chez Kierkegaard deux perspectives bien différentes concernant l instant l une traite de l instant dans son rapport au temps (au plan de l immanence) l autre conçoit l instant comme intersection vivante entre le temps et l éternité (en… …

    Le vocabulaire de Kierkegaard


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