ephemeral ephemeral  /ɪ ˈfɛ mə rəl/


  1. (n) anything short-lived, as an insect that lives only for a day in its winged form
  2. (adj) lasting a very short time


  1. More and more networking sites are fading out fast and these ephemeral sites can only be termed as buzz sites.
  2. There are signs that some aspects of the recovery are going to be ephemeral.
  3. The joys of childhood are ephemeral therefore it becomes more important that child labour is completely rooted out from our society.


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  1. "This very special ephemeral installation that we are inviting you to be part of is devised to capture and combine the spirit of sports, the grand sweeping waves of stadium architecture and the abstract relation of the human form to modern...
    on May 11, 2008 By: Spencer Tunick Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The Internet Archive offers long-term digital preservation to the ephemeral Internet," said Brewster Kahle, founder, the Internet Archive organization. "As more of the world's most valuable information moves online and data grows...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Brewster Kahle Source: FOXBusiness

  3. "People need to understand that all of the river systems in the State's south west are ephemeral, so the flows can only be taken when the rivers actually run," Mr Wallace said. "The fact is the lion's share of water taken from the...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Craig Wallace Source: Stock and Land

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