IN'STANT, adjective [Latin instans, insto.]
1. Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest.
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer. Romans 12:12.
2. Immediate; without intervening time; present.
Impending death is thine and instant doom.
3. Quick; making no delay.
Instant he flew with hospitable haste.
4. Present; current. On the tenth of July instant
IN'STANT, noun A point in duration; a moment; a part of duration in which we perceive no succession, or a part that occupies the time of a single thought.
1. A particular time.