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noun Informal.

a point in time, event, or experience when one has a sudden insight or realization: My aha moment was when I put on my shorts from last summer and they didn’t fit.

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Origin of aha moment

From the expression aha, used to signal sudden awareness or comprehension
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British Dictionary definitions for aha moment

aha moment

noun

an instant at which the solution to a problem becomes clear
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