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momentarily

adverb mo·men·tar·i·ly \ˌmō-mən-ˈter-ə-lē\

: for a short time : for a moment

: very soon : at any moment

Full Definition of MOMENTARILY

1
:  for a moment
2
archaic :  instantly
3
:  at any moment :  in a moment

Examples of MOMENTARILY

  1. The wind let up momentarily, allowing us to start a campfire.
  2. He paused momentarily before finishing his speech.
  3. We expect them to arrive momentarily.

First Known Use of MOMENTARILY

circa 1666

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