TRANSILIENCE

transilient

[tran-sil-ee-uhnt, -sil-yuhnt]
adjective
leaping or passing from one thing or state to another.

Origin:
1805–15; < Latin trānsilient- (stem of trānsiliēns), present participle of trānsilīre to leap across, equivalent to trāns- trans- + -sili- (combining form of salīre to leap) + -ent- -ent

transilience, noun
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transilient (trænˈsɪlɪənt)
 
adj
passing quickly from one thing to another
 
[C19: from Latin transilīre to jump over, from trans- + salīre to leap]
 
tran'silience
 
n

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transilient tran·sil·ient (trān-sĭl'yənt, -zĭl'-)
adj.
Jumping across; passing over. Used especially of the cortical association fibers in the brain that pass between nonadjacent convolutions.

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