defining moment

Definition of defining moment

  1. :  the time that shows very clearly what something is really about That was the campaign's defining moment.

Word by Word Definitions

defineplay defining
  1. :  to determine or identify the essential qualities or meaning of

    :  to discover and set forth the meaning of (as a word)

    :  to create on a computer

  1. :  a minute portion or point of time :  instant

    :  a comparatively brief period of time

    :  present time

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