Definition of 'instantaneous'
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The seat instead crashed to earth causing near instantaneous death. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet many people will swear that they produce almost instantaneous results. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This time the effects have been almost instantaneous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The effect of the laughing gas is almost instantaneous. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This will reduce the current payment clearing times of between three to five days to almost instantaneous transfers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the results were almost instantaneous. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is an instantaneous status change, from abuse victim to criminal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In many cases, those people made instantaneous changes. Christianity Today (2000)Well, it was almost instantaneous after that. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a bit like having a very strong cup of coffee, except the effects were almost instantaneous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His death was quite instantaneous. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My recovery was almost instantaneous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When the doctor came he said that death had been instantaneous and probably painless, caused in all likelihood by some sudden shock. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Today, of course, this kind of information is virtually instantaneous. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)Whilst deprived of any possibility of defence, the accused shot him in the neck, causing the instantaneous deaths of both. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'instantaneous'
British English: instantaneous ADJECTIVE
Something that is instantaneous happens immediately and very quickly.
Death was instantaneous.
Definition of instantaneous from the Collins English Dictionary
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