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fugacious

[fyü′gā·shəs]
(botany)
Lasting a short time; used principally to describe plant parts that fall soon after being formed.
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Actually, the fugacious nature of natural gas implies that the lowest cost way to store it is to not produce it (Sauer 1991) and the pipeline companies took advantage of this essentially free storage by closely coordinating production and consumption as part of their merchant function.
In the Dublin spiritual notes and poetry, interrogatives render knowing an imperilled or fugacious activity, one that undermines "the authority of meaning" and speaker, and makes Hopkins ' ultimate Authority an even more remote figure.
210, 233 (1932) (describing oil and gas as "fugacious"); see also Wm.
I already sense that this book is slipping out of our hands." (101) The conflation of the eternal and the fugacious is not the same as the macromicro convergence because in Paracelsus, the microcosm is ruled by a common (astral) teleology; while in the Parvenir, there are as many "ways to attain" as there are human possibilities unbounded by any single metaphysical order.
(1999) Stereotyping, processing goals, and social identity: Inveterate and fugacious characteristics of stereotypes.
Has the fugacious writer Kevin Wilkins finally found his place in this universe?
began demanding the same amount of time to find the fugacious WMDs as it
The fugacious nature of oil and gas, as well as the applicability
Transitory, illusory and fugacious, the oil-portrait reveals that the essence of cinema is mobility, and therefore a dependence on a disappearing resource.