Meaning of TRANSIENT in English


noun that which remains but for a brief time.

2. transient ·adj hasty; momentary; imperfect; brief; as, a transient view of a landscape.

3. transient ·adj staying for a short time; not regular or permanent; as, a transient guest; transient boarders.

4. transient ·adj passing before the sight or perception, or, as it were, moving over or across a space or scene viewed, and then disappearing; hence, of short duration; not permanent; not lasting or durable; not stationary; passing; fleeting; brief; transitory; as, transient pleasure.

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