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fleet·ing

 (flē′tĭng)
adj.
Passing quickly; ephemeral: a fleeting glimpse; a fleeting interest in the campaign.

fleet′ing·ly adv.
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fleeting

(ˈfliːtɪŋ)
adj
rapid and transient: a fleeting glimpse of the sea.
ˈfleetingly adv
ˈfleetingness n
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fleet•ing

(ˈfli tɪŋ)

adj.
passing swiftly; vanishing quickly; transient: a fleeting glance.
[1325–75]
fleet′ing•ly, adv.
fleet′ing•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fleeting - lasting for a markedly brief timefleeting - lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
short - primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"
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fleeting

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fleeting

adjective
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Translations

fleeting

[ˈfliːtɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= brief) [impression] → momentáneo; [visit] → breve; [moment] → breve, fugaz
to have or catch a fleeting glimpse of sth/sbalcanzar a ver algo/a algn fugazmente
a fleeting glanceuna breve mirada
2. (= ephemeral) [joy, popularity] → fugaz, efímero; [beauty] → pasajero
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fleeting

[ˈfliːtɪŋ] adj (= very brief) [moment] → bref(brève); [glimpse] → bref(brève); [visit] → en coup de vent
to catch a fleeting glimpse of sb/sth → entrapercevoir qn/qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fleeting

adj moment, thoughtflüchtig; a fleeting visiteine Stippvisite (inf); to catch or get a fleeting glimpse of somebody/somethingeinen flüchtigen Blick auf jdn/etw werfen können; to make a fleeting appearancesich kurz sehen lassen; (on TV) → kurz auftreten
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fleeting

[ˈfliːtɪŋ] adj (glimpse) → fuggevole; (moment, beauty) → fugace, passeggero/a, effimero/a; (visit) → volante, veloce
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fleeting

a. pasajero, que pasa rápidamente.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fleeting

adj (pain, etc.) pasajero
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