Meaning of TRANSIENT in English

TRANSIENT

1. < electronics > A sudden, brief increase in current or voltage in a circuit that can damage sensitive components and instruments.

(2003-06-12)

2. A software object with a short and limited lifetime which is not saved for later reuse.

(1998-04-19)

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