Definition of Transitory

1. Adjective. Lasting a very short time. "Fugacious blossoms"




Definition of Transitory

1. a. Continuing only for a short time; not enduring; fleeting; evanescent.

Definition of Transitory

1. Adjective. Lasting only a short time; temporary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transitory

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Transitory

1. Marked by the quality of passing away: evanescent, transient, of brief duration: existing momentarily: temporary. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transitory

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transitive-verb
transitive animate
transitive verb
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transitive verbs
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transitiveness
transitivise
transitivities
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transitivize
transitorily
transitoriness
transitory (current term)
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transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
transketolase
transketolases
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Literary usage of Transitory

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1. Handbook of the Law of Torts by Heman Gerald Chapin (1917)
"Local and transitory Actions At the outset, a division must be made into local and transitory actions. In the former, the action could have arisen in one ..."

2. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"When transitory. — 'When Local. — The action of debt or covenant by a lessor against the lessee is always transitory, and may be brought in any county, ..."

3. A Treatise on Code Pleading and Practice: Also Containing 1900 Forms Adapted by William Angus Sutherland (1917)
"transitory actions.—In Montana, transitory actions may be brought wherever personal service on the defendant can be had.8 A proceeding in insolvency against ..."

4. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1892)
"ACTIONS, WHRN LOCAL AND WHEN transitory. — Perhaps the best distinction to be found between local and transitory actions is. that "if the cause of action is ..."

5. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"General compacts between nations may be divided into transitory what are called transitory conventions, and treaties properly so termed. ..."

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