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instantaneous

Maths
a. occurring at or associated with a particular instant
b. equal to the limit of the average value of a given variable as the time interval over which the variable is considered approaches zero
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To the companies that sell perishable commodities, an instantaneous conversation with a buyer in a distant city has often saved a carload or a cargo.
One farmer had kept his barn from being burned down by telephoning for his neighbors; another had cleared five hundred dollars extra profit on the sale of his cattle, by telephoning to the best market; a third had rescued a flock of sheep by sending quick news of an approaching blizzard; a fourth had saved his son's life by getting an instantaneous message to the doctor; and so on.
They believed in present miracles, in instantaneous conversions, in revelations by dreams and visions; they drew lots, and sought for Divine guidance by opening the Bible at hazard; having a literal way of interpreting the Scriptures, which is not at all sanctioned by approved commentators; and it is impossibie for me to represent their diction as correct, or their instruction as liberal.
The instantaneous change was startling: the two figures seemed to flash back into their former places.
A desperate dull life hers must be with the doctor," making a sly face as he spoke towards the chair of the latter, who proving, however, to be close at his elbow, made so instantaneous a change of expression and subject necessary, as Fanny, in spite of everything, could hardly help laughing at.
Below them, the roads, intersected by "nullahs," a sort of instantaneous torrent, were soon rendered impracticable, entangled as they were, besides, with thorny thickets and gigantic lianas, or creeping vines.
a manufacturer of data storage solutions offering the industry's widest selection of Fibre Channel, SCSI and SATA storage systems, has introduced its new Fortra(R) DataMover, a management tool featuring an intuitive GUI that unifies SAN and NAS while providing rich functionality that includes thin provisioning, instantaneous snapshots of blocks and files, block and file replication, advanced SNMP notification and scheduling to the minute.
Scholars suggest this preparation may be instantaneous or may coincide with the moment of death--there is honestly no way to know until we experience it ourselves.
With disk-based backup systems, "tapes" are loaded instantly and access to data, anywhere on the "tape", is instantaneous.
Instantaneous access to accurate medical information will lead to error reduction and higher quality.
introduced the LX-31 Inverted Metallurgical Microscope, a simple operation that accommodates users at every level of expertise for instantaneous observations.
4 million m/s/s mean an instantaneous acceleration, as in an explosion or volcanic expulsion?

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