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Word: transient

Definition: staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient


Sentences Containing 'transient'

"Seeing the transient, ephemeral world he decided to probe into truth through renunciation."
"Traps identification in Copper-Indium-Gallium-Sulfur-Selenide solar cells completed with various buffer layers by deep level transient spectroscopy," Thin Solid Films 515 (2006) 2625-2631.
A complication of tabes dorsalis can be transient neuralgic paroxysmal pain affecting the eyes and the ophthalmic areas, previously called "Pel's crises" after Dutch physician P.K. Pel.
A possibly common and transient example of situational sexuality is the person who, while self-identifying as heterosexual, will sexually interact with a member of the same sex (or a gay or lesbian self-identified person sexually interacting with a member of the opposite sex).
Another 60 docks must remain available for transient boaters per agreement with the city.
Architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable wrote of East Campus: "Consider a building that has to be vandal-proof, constructed of maintenance-free materials, with every surface resistant to neglect and abuse, where violation of design and function must be an anticipated fact, along with defacement and petty thievery - a place where surveillance is a necessity and the population is transient.
Archival Hubble and Spitzer images of NGC 3184 seem to show no progenitor for optical transient SN 2010dn.
Athletes participating in collision sports most often suffer from cervical cord neurapraxia, also known as transient neurapraxia.
Chairman Mao Zedong of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and his government somewhat glorified, to an extent, the death penalty's transient place in the legal system, while advocating that it be used for a limited number of counterrevolutionaries.
For the most part we allow only outlying and transient circumstances to make our occasions.
However, athletes who experience an episode of transient cervical neurapraxia face an approximately 50% chance of a repeat episode if they continue to participate in collision sports.
I can recollect, indeed, to have speculated, at odd times, on the possibility of my not being taught any more, or cared for any more; and growing up to be a shabby, moody man, lounging an idle life away, about the village; as well as on the feasibility of my getting rid of this picture by going away somewhere, like the hero in a story, to seek my fortune: but these were transient visions, daydreams I sat looking at sometimes, as if they were faintly painted or written on the wall of my room, and which, as they melted away, left the wall blank again.
In Busan, Russians are concentrated in the former "Texas Town" in Jung-gu's Jungang-dong; roughly 200 are estimated to live in the city permanently, with several hundred more on short-term visas, along with a large transient population of Russian sailors.
Initially, the Indian population was transient, mainly comprising young men who came as workers, soldiers and convicts.
It indicates better than any water hereabouts the absolute progress of the season, being least affected by transient changes of temperature.
It is also referred to as exercise related transient abdominal pain (ETAP).
It is also referred to as the “Transient Forum” ("Forum Transitorium") from its function and location between Forum of Augustus and Forum of Vespasian, an area through which the street called the Via Argiletum ran between the residential district of Subura and the Roman Forum.
It is satisfactory, as showing how transient such impressions are, to remember that the greatest discovery ever made by man, namely, the law of the attraction of gravity, was also attacked by Leibnitz, "as subversive of natural, and inferentially of revealed, religion."
It is unusually hard, owing to the recent severe but transient cold, and all watered or waved like a palace floor.
It may have been a flash of honesty in him; or mere prudential policy which, under the circumstance, imperiously forbade the slightest symptom of open disaffection, however transient, in the important chief officer of his ship.
It was built for sick sailors and other transient persons.
Mr. of Georgia or of Massachusetts, all transient and fleeting phenomena, till I am ready to leap from their court yard like the Mameluke bey.
Observed was the tendency; a "balance between the pursuit of the transient and the mania for the eternal. But the result would be an unstable equilibrium.
On May 31, 2010, Koichi Itagaki detected a magnitude 17 optical transient 33" east and 61" north of the center of NGC 3184 at coordinates 10 18 19.89 +41 26 28.8.
One reason perhaps is, that not one in fifty of the actual disasters and deaths by casualties in the fishery, ever finds a public record at home, however transient and immediately forgotten that record.
Other symptoms include transient hypothyroidism, macular degeneration and torticollis.
Patients who are taking other treatments for their symptoms (e.g. beta blockers and nifedipine) have developed minor transient conduction defects when given Prajmaline.
People with a family history of schizophrenia who have a transient psychosis have a 20–40% chance of being diagnosed one year later.
Provide all essential Aviation Ground Support (AGS) to Marine Aircraft Group 39 and all tenant and transient units of Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton.
RPGnet was founded in 1996 by Emma and Sandy Antunes, Shawn Althouse (etrigan) and Brian David Phillips, as a way to unify a number of transient game sites.
Symptoms are often transient and only last for a short period of time immediately following the injury.
The airfield had an extraordinary large number of hardstands were used for aircraft in transient status.
The law is unclear as to whether transient copies – such as those cached when transmitting digital content, or temporary copies in a computer’s RAM – are “fixed” for the purposes of copyright law.
The transient electric potential shifts (so-called ERP components) are time-locked to the stimulus onset (e.g., the presentation of a word, a sound, or an image) (Ullman, Michael).
The underlying causes of transient nerve injury typically include a brief ischemic episode or any form of compression.
There was a constant flow of Indians in and out of the city, keeping the local community fairly transient.
These crises are transient, they continue for 3–4 hours and may last for one day.
This consistency allows transient students a greater opportunity for success.
This creates hypoglycemia of varying patterns, including transient or persistent congenital hyperinsulinism, or fasting or reactive hypoglycemia appearing at an older age.
This might be rationalized either by (1) a dissociative mechanism involving the intermediacy of either a transient contact ion pair (CIP) 4 or a solvent-separated ion pair (SSIP) 5, or (2) a mechanistically variant transition state 7 (Scheme 2).
This was the group's last, transient, demonstration of unity.
Those who go on to develop schizophrenia may experience transient or self-limiting psychotic symptoms and the non-specific symptoms of social withdrawal, irritability, dysphoria, and clumsiness during the prodromal phase.
Though the severity of the injury can range, transient neurapraxia does not lead to permanent paralysis of the affected muscles.
Typical episodes of transient nuerapraxia only last a few seconds and symptoms dissipate entirely.
We had transient ambitions of other sorts, but they were only transient.
Williams syndrome (WS or WBS; also Williams–Beuren syndrome or WBS) is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a distinctive, "elfin" facial appearance, along with a low nasal bridge, an unusually cheerful demeanor and ease with strangers; developmental delay coupled with strong language skills; and cardiovascular problems, such as supravalvular aortic stenosis and transient hypercalcaemia.

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