HyperDic: transient

English > 4 senses of the word transient:
NOUNperson transientone who stays for only a short time
eventtransient(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
ADJECTIVEalltransient, transeuntof a mental act
alltransient, ephemeral, passing, short-lived, transitory, fugaciouslasting a very short time
transient > pronunciation
Soundstrae'nzhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > transient: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a mental act; causing effects outside the mind.
Synonymtranseunt
CategoryphilosophyThe rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
Oppositeimmanent, subjectiveOf a mental act performed entirely / entirely within the mind
Spanishtranseúnte
English > transient: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLasting a very short time.
Example "youth's transient beauty"
Synonymsephemeral, passing, short-lived, transitory, fugacious
Broaderimpermanent, temporarynot permanent
Spanishbreve, efímero, fugaz, pasajero, transitorio
Catalanefímer, fugaç, passatger, transitori
Nounstransiencethe attribute of being brief or fleeting
transiencyan impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying / dying
transient(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
transientone who stays for only a short time
Adverbstransientlyfor a very short time
English > transient: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne who stays for only a short time.
Example"transient laborers"
Broadertraveler, travellerA person who changes location
Spanishtranseúnte
Catalantranseünt
Adjectivestransientlasting a very short time
English > transient: 4 senses > noun 2, event
Meaning(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load.
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderoscillation, vibration(physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean
Adjectivestransientlasting a very short time

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