- 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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Connectomes are often considered transient “cognitive maps” that underlie how we think and act.How Does Social Interaction Change Our Brains? Hyperscans Can Show Us|Shelly Fan|December 8, 2020|Singularity Hub
In addition, expanding short-term rentals not only increases access, but also increases financial resilience through increases in transient occupancy taxes revenue.Cities Are Falling Short on Coastal Access – and Short-Term Rentals Could Help|Philip King and Sarah Jenkins|November 16, 2020|Voice of San Diego
That held true even for food, which is a material many of us think of as transient.Reusable grocery bags aren’t as environmentally friendly as you might think|Kat Eschner|October 28, 2020|Popular-Science
Besides, encounters with others on the road or trail are often transient.What You Need to Know About Wearing a Face Mask Outside|Joe Lindsey|September 30, 2020|Outside Online
At atmospheric pressure, under which the new experiment took place, supercooled water would retain some traces of that behavior, resulting in small-scale, transient arrangements of molecules in high-density and low-density formations.A stop-motion experiment reveals supercooled water’s dual nature|Emily Conover|September 28, 2020|Science News
He who read through her lustrous, transiently dwelling eyes had not that security.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
The Count Lynar of this adventure, who had well-nigh done such a feat in Diplomacy, may turn up transiently again.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
And a State can only require respect for its laws from such aliens as are permanently or transiently within its territory.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Though she affected indifference, Lanyard saw her slender body transiently shaken by a shudder, it might have been of dread.Red Masquerade|Louis Joseph Vance
Here a beam of the sun, long withheld, glanced through the clouds and transiently warmed "the marrying mamma."The Son of Clemenceau|Alexandre (fils) Dumas