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English Dictionary: momentary by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
    Synonym(s): fleeting, fugitive, momentaneous, momentary
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Momentary \Mo"men*ta*ry\, a. [L. momentarius. See {Moment}.]
      Done in a moment; continuing only a moment; lasting a very
      short time; as, a momentary pang.
               This momentary joy breeds months of pain. --Shak.
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