Definition of instantaneous
- death was instantaneous
- took instantaneous corrective action
- instantaneous velocity
We got an almost instantaneous response from the company.
the thunder following the flash of lightning was nearly instantaneous
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: happening very quickly : happening in an instant
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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