trespass that is not transient or intermittent but continues as long as the offending object remains; "dumping his garbage on my land was a case of continuing trespass"
confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction; "his disorientation was the result of inattention"
(computer science) a computer file containing relatively transient data about a particular data processing task
a transient variation in voltage or current
(electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star"
someone who enjoys transient success but then fails
one who stays for only a short time; "transient laborers"
a transient air pressure greater than the surrounding atmospheric pressure; "the overpressure of the blast kills by lethal concussion"
a transient shower of meteors when a meteor swarm enters the earth''s atmosphere
any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"
transient impairment of cortical function demonstrable only by 3-per-second brain-wave spikes
transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood