Technology / Home Audio / Transient: A short-lived aspect of a signal, such as the attack and decay of musical tones. A speaker that can react quickly to rapid changes in the music is said to have good 'transient response.'

Other Words for Transient

Transient Verb Synonyms: transitory, temporary, brief, fleeting, momentary, passing, ephemeral, fugacious, fugitive, evanescent, short-lived, short-term, impermanent, fly-by-night, volatile

Transient Visiting Student

Life Style / College / Transient Visiting Student: Any student who is enrolled at a college other than Greenville Tech who would like to take classes at Greenville Tech and transfer the credit back to the college they attended during the school year i MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Transients: A non-repeating sound (such as percussion in music) or an abrupt change of voltage. How a speaker handles transients is a good indicator of its performance. MORE


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Electrostatic Driver

Technology / Home Audio / Electrostatic Driver: The Electrostatic Driver generates a motive force for its diaphragm by the interaction of electric rather than magnetic fields as is the case for the dynamic driver. The electrostatic driver is basica MORE

Transitus Mundi

Entertainment / Literature / Transitus Mundi: The theme of life's ephemeral or transient nature, especially when that thematic exploration ends by suggesting humanity should reject the world or turn its attention away from mundane life and retrea MORE