instance and instants - the difference
The Quick AnswerAn instance is an example.
An instant is moment of time.
InstanceThe noun instance means an occurrence or an example.
- This is another instance of Mark's poor behaviour.
- Take a look at his latest project for instance.
InstantsThe word instants is the plural of instant, which means a moment of time.
- The light bulb lasted no longer than a few instants.
- A couple of instants after the lightning, a deafening thunder roared above our heads.