Monday, May 3, 2010

What is a moment?


Moment as defined by Merriam-Webster.com...


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moment

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin momentum movement, particle sufficient to turn the scales, moment, from movÄ“re to move
Date: 14th century
1 a : a minute portion or point of time : instant b : a comparatively brief period of time
2 a : present time  b : a time of excellence or conspicuousness s>
3 : importance in influence or effect 
4 obsolete : a cause or motive of action
5 : a stage in historical or logical development
6 a : tendency or measure of tendency to produce motion especially about a point or axis b: the product of quantity (as a force) and the distance to a particular axis or point
7 a : the mean of the nth powers of the deviations of the observed values in a set of statistical data from a fixed value b : the expected value of a power of the deviation of a random variable from a fixed value


Moment as defined by me....

The smile of someone I love.  A kiss on my cheek.  A warm bear hug.  A tear of joy.  A heart felt laugh. 60 seconds. One minute. Utter bliss in the arms of the man I love. A sunrise.  A sunset.  Dancing in the rain.  Skinny dipping.

What are your moments?  

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