Meaning of momentary


Pronunciation: (mō'mun-ter"ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. lasting but a moment; very brief; fleeting: a momentary glimpse.
  2. that might occur at any moment; ever impending: to live in fear of momentary annihilation.
  3. effective or recurring at every moment; constant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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