Meaning of TRANSIENT in English

TRANSIENT

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1652

1 : one that is transient: as a : a transient guest b : a person traveling about usually in search of work

2 a : a temporary oscillation that occurs in a circuit because of a sudden change of voltage or of load b : a transient current or voltage

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