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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: TRANSIENT(0.01083 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to TRANSIENT.
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English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind [syn: transeunt]
2: enduring a very short time; “the ephemeral joys of
childhood”; “a passing fancy”; “youth's transient beauty”;
“love is transitory but at is eternal”; “fugacious
blossoms” [syn: ephemeral, passing, short-lived, transitory,
n 1: one who stays for only a short time; “transient laborers”
2: (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a
sudden change of voltage or current or load
English → English (gcide)
Transient \Tran"sient\, n.
That which remains but for a brief time. --Glanvill.
Transient \Tran"sient\, a. [L. transiens, -entis, p. pr. of
transire, transitum, to go or pass over. See Trance.]
1. 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. “Measured this
transient world.” --Milton.
2. Hasty; momentary; imperfect; brief; as, a transient view
of a landscape.
3. Staying for a short time; not regular or permanent; as, a
transient guest; transient boarders. [Colloq. U. S.]
Syn: Transient, Transitory, Fleeting.
Usage: Transient represents a thing as brief at the best;
transitory, as liable at any moment to pass away.
Fleeting goes further, and represents it as in the act
of taking its flight. Life is transient; its joys are
transitory; its hours are fleeting.
What is loose love? A transient gust. --Pope
If [we love] transitory things, which soon
Age must be loveliest at the latest day.
O fleeting joys
Of Paradise, dear bought with lasting woes.
[1913 Webster] -- Tran"sient*ly, adv. --