from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being fugacious; disposition to flee or escape; volatility; transitoriness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility.
  • adjective Uncertainty; instability.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A measure of the tendency of a fluid to expand or escape
  • noun physics A measure of the relative stability of different phases of a substance under the same conditions
  • noun Transience

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)
  • noun the tendency of a gas to expand or escape


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