Difference between transient and photostationary




  1. of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind
  2. lasting a very short time


  1. (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
  2. one who stays for only a short time


I'd live the transient and ephemeral existence of a backpacker for a week, an existence of freedom and simple pleasures.

Norman Neal Williams had been a transient, they learned, an itinerant vitamin salesman with no known relatives.

Other situations affecting power quality are transients or spikes, surges or over-voltages, noise and sags or brownouts.

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