Examples of momentarily in a Sentence
The wind let up momentarily, allowing us to start a campfire.
He paused momentarily before finishing his speech.
We expect them to arrive momentarily.
Recent Examples of momentarily from the Web
Even if parents know to keep them away from young children, sometimes older siblings do not, or in this particular case, a toddler tries them when the parent's momentarily distracted.
Initial foot pressure momentarily stutters the ignition and upshifts are pulled up quickly and cleanly with little pause in the rocketlike acceleration.
Also, this is fairly evolved Rachmaninoff, full of passages that momentarily lapse into a fascinating netherworld where all of the usual points of reference disappear.
This momentarily confuses the charging muskox, halting them in their tracks.)
The tower will momentarily pause at various checkpoints, which helps the underdog team rally to the point and try to take it back.
The Princess is the only character in the play who must contend with a personal issue more serious than a momentarily broken heart.
Lula 's two-terms were marked by a commodity boom that momentarily made Brazil one of the world's fastest-growing economies.
At a meeting Saturday on African migration and health, Trump stepped away momentarily to talk with the leader of Indonesia and his daughter Ivanka took his seat.
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First Known Use of momentarily
MOMENTARILY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of momentarily for English Language Learners
: for a short time : for a moment
: very soon : at any moment
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