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fleeting
used in The Tipping Point

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Definition
lasting a short time
  • If you show people pictures of a smiling face or a frowning face, they'll smile or frown back, although perhaps only in muscular changes so fleeting that they can only be captured with electronic sensors.
    Chapter 2 (92% in)
  • And finally, if you yawned as you read this, did the thought cross your mind — however unconsciously and fleetingly — that you might be tired?
    Introduction (62% in)

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