Synonyms for transient

Synonyms for (noun) transient

Synonyms: transient

Definition: (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

Similar words: vibration, oscillation

Definition: (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean

Synonyms: transient

Definition: one who stays for only a short time

Usage: transient laborers

Similar words: traveler, traveller

Definition: a person who changes location

Synonyms for (adj) transient

Synonyms: transient, transitory, fugacious, ephemeral, short-lived, passing

Definition: lasting a very short time

Usage: the ephemeral joys of childhood; a passing fancy; youth's transient beauty; love is transitory but it is eternal; fugacious blossoms

Similar words: impermanent, temporary

Definition: not permanent; not lasting

Usage: politics is an impermanent factor of life- James Thurber; impermanent palm cottages; a temperary arrangement; temporary housing

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