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Locum vs. Permanent

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Locumnoun

someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession

Without end, eternal.

‘Nothing in this world is truly permanent.’;

Locum

A locum, or locum tenens, is a person who temporarily fulfills the duties of another; the term is especially used for physicians or clergy. For example, a locum tenens physician is a physician who works in the place of the regular physician when that physician is absent, or when a hospital or practice is short-staffed.

Lasting for an indefinitely long time.

‘The countries are now locked in a permanent state of conflict.’;

Permanentnoun

A chemical hair treatment imparting or removing curliness, whose effects typically last for a period of weeks; a perm.

Permanentnoun

Given an $n \times n$ matrix $a_\left\{ij\right\} \,$, the sum over all permutations $\pi \,$ of $\prod_\left\{i=1\right\}^n\left\{a_\left\{i\pi\left(i\right)\right\}\right\}$.

Permanentverb

To perm (the hair).

Continuing in the same state, or without any change that destroys form or character; remaining unaltered or unremoved; abiding; durable; fixed; stable; lasting; as, a permanent impression.

‘Eternity stands permanent and fixed.’;

Permanentnoun

a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals

continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place;

‘permanent secretary to the president’; ‘permanent address’; ‘literature of permanent value’;