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Their high-end response also allows them to better reproduce transients, the peaks at the beginning of a sound wave.

If you’re working in an untreated acoustic space, a dynamic microphone is the best choice due to its relatively low sensitivity, smooth transient response, and good rejection of ambient noise.

The latter, dubbed “transient expression,” is especially tantalizing for its rocket speed.

For some people, the negative side effects of meditation are transient.

The foundation of athletic talent is inherently unstable and transient.

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.

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.

As he walked back to his hotel, his head was full of plans for the girl's transient pleasure and lasting benefit.

He was Gascon to the backbone, and his tongue too often betrayed his most secret and his most transient thoughts.

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.

But the Transient Car bill, as it came to be called, began mysteriously to attract unprecedented attention.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to transient, such as: ephemeral, fleeting, short-term, transitory, brief, and flash.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.