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in·stan·ta·ne·ous

 (ĭn′stən-tā′nē-əs)
adj.
1. Occurring or completed without perceptible delay: Relief was instantaneous.
2. Done or made as quickly or directly as possible: an instantaneous reply to my letter.
3. Present or occurring at a specific instant: instantaneous velocity; instantaneous pressure.

[From Medieval Latin īnstantāneus, from Latin īnstāns, īnstant-, present; see instant.]

in·stan′ta·ne′i·ty (ĭn-stăn′tə-nē′ĭ-tē, ĭn′stən-) n.
in′stan·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.
in′stan·ta′ne·ous·ness n.
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Adv.1.instantaneously - without any delay; "he was killed outright"
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instantaneously

adverb immediately, instantly, at once, straight away, promptly, on the spot, forthwith, in the same breath, then and there, pronto (informal), in the twinkling of an eye (informal), on the instant, in a fraction of a second, posthaste, quick as lightning, in the bat of an eye (informal) Airbags inflate instantaneously on impact.
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instantaneously

[ˌɪnstənˈteɪnɪəslɪ] ADVinstantáneamente
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instantaneously

[ˌɪnstənˈteɪniəsli] advinstantanémentinstant camera nappareil m photo instantané
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instantaneously

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instantaneously

[ˌɪnstnˈteɪnɪəslɪ] advistantaneamente
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instantaneous

(instənˈteiniəs) adjective
done, happening or acting in an instant or very quickly. The effect of this poison is instantaneous.
ˌinstanˈtaneously adverb
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References in classic literature ?
We shall run no danger of an explosion; and it is necessary that our powder should take fire instantaneously in order that its mechanical effect may be complete."
For two or three months, he contented himself with hinting that he feared the air began to disagree with him; then, finding that the place really no longer was, to him, what it had been, he settled his business on his assistant, took a bachelor's cottage outside the village of which his young friend was pastor, and instantaneously recovered.
That the hair was her own, she instantaneously felt as well satisfied as Marianne; the only difference in their conclusions was, that what Marianne considered as a free gift from her sister, Elinor was conscious must have been procured by some theft or contrivance unknown to herself.
Now the sights and sounds of this ceremony are broadcast instantaneously to billions around the world.
Reuter who now addressed me, and stood close beside me; and when I had bowed with instantaneously recovered sang-froid--for I am not easily embarrassed--I commenced the conversation by remarking on the pleasant aspect of her little cabinet, and the advantage she had over M.
It was a good thing that the power of the Galoshes worked as instantaneously as lightning in a powder-magazine would do, otherwise the poor man with his overstrained wishes would have travelled about the world too much for himself as well as for us.
He despised small game and insignificant personalities, whether in the shape of dukes or bagmen, letting them go by like sea-weed; but show him a refined or powerful face, let him hear a plangent or a penetrating voice, fish for him with a living look in some one's eye, a passionate gesture, a meaning and ambiguous smile, and his mind was instantaneously awakened.
They all went out on the turret roof, where he explained to his guests the mechanism for raising and lowering the kite, taking also the opportunity of testing the movements of the multitudes of birds, how they answered almost instantaneously to the lowering or raising of the kite.
Joe obeyed, and all his gestures were instantaneously and exactly repeated.
When he smiled, his grave, even rather gloomy, look was instantaneously replaced by another- a childlike, kindly, even rather silly look, which seemed to ask forgiveness.
Consequently I affirm that, if our projectile had struck the meteor, its speed thus suddenly checked would have raised a heat great enough to turn it into vapor instantaneously."
The expression of her face instantaneously changed.