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ephemeral

Pronunciation: /ɪˈfemərəl/

Translation of ephemeral in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [fame/pleasure] efímero, fugaz
    Example sentences
    • The pictures reflect an interest in the ephemeral, impermanent, transient nature of the world.
    • It is in this room that fleeting, ephemeral moments in time are transformed into lasting eternal pieces of art.
    • The writer aims to take those fleeting, ephemeral, sensual moments and transform them into something rich, coherent and meaningful.
    1.2 [Biology/Biología] [flower] efímero; [insect] de vida efímera
    Example sentences
    • Bulbs have a very different life strategy from ephemeral weeds.
    • In northern Utah, Osmia lignaria propinqua emerge beginning in late April, coincident with the flowering of spring ephemeral herbs and shrubs.
    • This correlation is well established for ephemeral species.

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