transient - Dictionary definition and meaning for word transient
remember transient light and transient current.... that we studied in physics.....which produce an effect for a very short time...
ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from Latin transient- â€˜going across,â€™ from the verb transire, from trans- â€˜acrossâ€™ + ire â€˜go.â€™
in transit:i.e. have to stay for some time,temporary stay
TRANSIENT which means unstable or momentary is the opposite of CONSTANT which refers to stability, something stable.
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Transient means 'passing over' or 'crossing over'. So, any thing passing over or crossing over will be available for short period of time and hence will be "short lived".
Forest-Hobos (half ent-half human) in trance (trans) moving from city to city like zombies ready to eat your head.