Transient vs. Transitory

Transient vs. Transitory — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Transient and Transitory

Transientadjective

Passing with time; transitory

"the transient beauty of youth" (Lydia M. Child).

Transitoryadjective

Existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary

"the disorder of his life.

Transientadjective

Remaining in a place only a brief time

transient laborers.

Transitoryadjective

Lasting only a short time; temporary.

Transientadjective

(Physics) Decaying with time, especially as a simple exponential function of time.

Transitoryadjective

That may be brought in any county; opposed to local.

Transientnoun

One that is transient, especially a hotel guest or boarder who stays for only a brief time.

Transitoryadjective

enduring a very short time;

the ephemeral joys of childhooda passing fancyyouth's transient beautylove is transitory but at is eternalfugacious blossoms

Transientnoun

(Physics) A transient phenomenon or property, especially a transient electric current.

Transientadjective

Passing or disappearing with time; transitory.

a transient pleasure

Transientadjective

Remaining for only a brief time.

a transient view of a landscapea transient disease

Transientadjective

(physics) Decaying with time, especially exponentially.

Transientadjective

having a positive probability of being left and never being visited again.

Transientadjective

Occasional; isolated; one-off

Transientadjective

Passing through; passing from one person to another.

Transientadjective

(philosophy) Operating beyond itself; having an external effect.

Transientnoun

Something which is transient.

Transientnoun

(physics) A transient phenomenon, especially an electric current; a very brief surge.

Transientnoun

(acoustics) A relatively loud, non-repeating signal in an audio waveform which occurs very quickly, such as the attack of a snare drum.

Transientnoun

A person who passes through a place for a short time; a traveller; a migrant worker

Transientnoun

An unhoused person

Transientnoun

one who stays for only a short time;

transient laborers

Transientnoun

(physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load

Transientadjective

of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind

Transientadjective

enduring a very short time;

the ephemeral joys of childhooda passing fancyyouth's transient beautylove is transitory but at is eternalfugacious blossoms