Meaning of TRANSIENT in English

TRANSIENT

I. adjective see: issue Date: 1599 1. passing especially quickly into and out of existence ; transitory , passing through or by a place with only a brief stay or sojourn , affecting something or producing results beyond itself, ~ly adverb Synonyms: see: ~ II. noun Date: 1652 one that is ~: as, a ~ guest, a person traveling about usually in search of work, 2. a temporary oscillation that occurs in a circuit because of a sudden change of voltage or of load, a ~ current or voltage

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