- a function that tends to zero as the independent variable tends to infinity.
- a solution, especially of a differential equation, having this property.
- a nonperiodic signal of short duration.
- a decaying signal, wave, or oscillation.
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Such is just another layer of the challenge behind restoring an NBA team’s vigor, especially with today’s transient talent pool.De’Aaron Fox Isn’t An All-Star, But He’s Taken The Leap|James L. Jackson|February 25, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
While this reckoning with racism may seem like a spur-of-the-moment and possibly transient set of events, it has in fact been building for some time.For generations, African Americans have led global antiracist movements|Brenda Plummer|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
HPV is so transient because no form of safe sex is fool proof.
Because my upbringing was so transient, New York ended up being my home.Meet the Red Viper: Pedro Pascal on Game of Thrones’ Kinky, Bisexual Hellraiser|Marlow Stern|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Presidential power is surprisingly personal, contingent, and transient, not just institutional and consistent.
Los Angeles police have described Campbell as a transient who has lived in the city for only a short period.
In this case “transient” is attached, because most patients with this disorder make a full recovery after a period of time.Transient Global Amnesia: What Total Memory Loss Is Like|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As he walked back to his hotel, his head was full of plans for the girl's transient pleasure and lasting benefit.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
He was Gascon to the backbone, and his tongue too often betrayed his most secret and his most transient thoughts.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
To the Indians and the Negroes, tobacco is almost the only solace in this transient life.
Our fine weather was very transient, for it was raining again when we reached Worcester.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
But the Transient Car bill, as it came to be called, began mysteriously to attract unprecedented attention.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland