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A moment is a medieval unit of time equal to 1.5 minutes or 1/40 of an hour How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement. In modern English, it usually refers to a short period of time.


In the Hebrew calendar, a moment (rega) is 1/76 of a part (chelek), or 5/114 of a second in standard units. When measuring the length of a year in the Hebrew calendar, the number of regaim is a whole number, and divisible by 4 (so that the year can be divided into 4 seasons) Why Divide Hours into 1080 Parts?

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Patience is exercised by those mortals whose time units are short; true maturity transcends patience by a forbearance born of real understanding. To become mature is to live more intensely in the present, at the same time escaping from the limitations of the present. The plans of maturity, founded on past experience, are coming into being in the present in such manner as to enhance the values of the future.[1]

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