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Definition 1: (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load - [noun denoting event]

(transient is a kind of ...) (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean

(transient belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

Definition 2: one who stays for only a short time - [noun denoting person]

Samples where transient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • transient laborers

(transient is a kind of ...) a person who changes location

Definition 3: of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind - [adjective denoting all]

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(transient belongs to category ...) the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

Definition 4: lasting a very short time - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where transient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the ephemeral joys of childhood
  • a passing fancy
  • youth's transient beauty
  • love is transitory but it is eternal
  • fugacious blossoms

Synonyms for transient in the sense of this definition

(transient is similar to ...) not permanent; not lasting

"politics is an impermanent factor of life" "impermanent palm cottages" "a temperary arrangement" "temporary housing"

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