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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lasting a very short time. Working or staying somewhere for only a short time.

Usage examples (28)
  • A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
  • transient laborers
  • Most of what you print is what we call transient print.
  • We'd come in from the coolness of the outer system, chasing what they described as a transient event, a hole in space time. for more
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