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Transient vs. Homeless

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Transientadjective

Passing or disappearing with time; transitory.

‘a transient pleasure’;

Homelessadjective

Lacking a permanent place of residence.

‘Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches.’;

Transientadjective

Remaining for only a brief time.

‘a transient view of a landscape’; ‘a transient disease’;

Homelessadjective

Destitute of a home.

Transientadjective

(physics) Decaying with time, especially exponentially.

Homeless

Those people who have no permanent residence, especially those who live outdoors due to poverty; usually used in the definite phrase the homeless.

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Transientadjective

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

Homelessnoun

someone with no housing;

‘the homeless became a problem in the large cities’;

Transientadjective

Occasional; isolated; one-off

Homelessnoun

people who are homeless;

‘the homeless lived on the city streets’;

Transientadjective

Passing through; passing from one person to another.

Homelessadjective

without nationality or citizenship;

‘stateless persons’;

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Transientadjective

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

Homelessadjective

physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security;

‘made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another’;

Transientnoun

Something which is transient.

Homelessadjective

(of a person) without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets

‘charities for the homeless’; ‘the plight of young homeless people’;

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.

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Transientnoun

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

Transientnoun

An unhoused person

Transientadjective

Passing before the sight or perception, or, as it were, moving over or across a space or scene viewed, and then disappearing; hence, of short duration; not permanent; not lasting or durable; not stationary; passing; fleeting; brief; transitory; as, transient pleasure.

Transientadjective

Hasty; momentary; imperfect; brief; as, a transient view of a landscape.

Transientadjective

Staying for a short time; not regular or permanent; as, a transient guest; transient boarders.

‘What is loose love? A transient gust.’; ‘If [we love] transitory things, which soon decay,Age must be loveliest at the latest day.’; ‘O fleeting joysOf Paradise, dear bought with lasting woes.’;

Transientnoun

That which remains but for a brief time.

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 childhood’; ‘a passing fancy’; ‘youth's transient beauty’; ‘love is transitory but at is eternal’; ‘fugacious blossoms’;

Transientadjective

lasting only for a short time; impermanent

‘a transient cold spell’;

Transientadjective

staying or working in a place for a short time only

‘the transient nature of the labour force in catering’;

Transientnoun

a person who is staying or working in a place for a short time only.

Transientnoun

a momentary variation in current, voltage, or frequency.

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