Momentaneous Mo`men*ta"ne*ous, Momentany Mo"men*ta*ny, a. [L. momentaneus: cf. F. momentan['e].] Momentary. [Obs.] --Hooker. ``Momentany as a sound.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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