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transient
n. (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
transient
n. one who stays for only a short time; "transient laborers"
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transeunt, transient
adj. of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
fugacious, short-lived, transitory, transient, passing, ephemeral
adj. lasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
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fugitive from justice, fugitive
n. someone who is sought by law officers; someone trying to elude justice
Bohemian, Roma, Romani, Rommany, Romany, Gipsy, Gypsy
n. a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
nomad
n. a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
vagabond, floater, drifter, vagrant
n. a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
brief
adj. of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"
momentaneous, momentary, fugitive, fleeting
adj. lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
passing
adj. allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; "a passing grade"
migratory, migrant
adj. habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers"
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interim
adj. serving during an intermediate interval of time; "an interim agreement"
episodic
adj. limited in duration to a single episode; "an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers"
fly-by-night
adj. ephemeral; "the symphony is no fly-by-night venture"
jury-rigged, makeshift, improvised
adj. done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"
temporal
adj. not eternal; "temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt
terminable
adj. capable of being terminated after a designated time; "terminable employees"; "a terminable annuity"
guest, visiting
adj. staying temporarily: "a visiting foreigner"; "guest conductor"
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perpetual, incessant
adj. occurring so frequently as to seem ceaseless or uninterrupted; "a child's incessant questions"; "your perpetual (or continual) complaints"
immanent
adj. of qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent in nature"
lasting, permanent
adj. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
eonian, aeonian, unceasing, unending, perpetual, everlasting, eternal, ageless
adj. continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
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