instantaneous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “instantaneous” in the English Dictionary

"instantaneous" in British English

See all translations

instantaneousadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.stənˈteɪ.ni.əs/ us   /ˌɪn.stənˈteɪ.ni.əs/
(Definition of instantaneous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"instantaneous" in American English

See all translations

instantaneousadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌɪn·stənˈteɪ·ni·əs/
happening or completed immediately, without any delay: TV has conditioned us to expect instantaneous answers to difficult questions.
instantaneously
adverb [not gradable] us   /ˌɪn·stənˈteɪ·ni·əs·li/
(Definition of instantaneous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “instantaneous”
in Vietnamese tức thời…
in Spanish instantáneo…
in Malaysian sangat cepat…
in Thai ทันทีทันใด…
in French instantané…
in German augenblicklich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞬間的,立刻的…
in Russian мгновенный, незамедлительный…
in Turkish ani, derhal/hemen olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞬间的,即刻的…
in Indonesian seketika…
in Polish natychmiastowy…
What is the pronunciation of instantaneous?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“instantaneous” in British English

“instantaneous” in American English

More meanings of “instantaneous”

Watching the detectorists
Watching the detectorists
by ,
May 31, 2016
by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More