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Meaning of PERSISTENCE

Pronunciation:  purs'istuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
  2. [n]  persistent determination
  3. [n]  the property of a continuous and connected period of time
 

PERSISTENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: continuity, doggedness, perseverance, perseverance, perseveration, persistency, pertinacity, tenaciousness, tenacity
 
 See Also: continuance, continuation, determination, durability, enduringness, lastingness, purpose, strength

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*sist"ence\, Persistency \Per*sist"en*cy\, n.
[See {Persistent}.]
1. The quality or state of being persistent; staying or
   continuing quality; hence, in an unfavorable sense,
   doggedness; obstinacy.

2. The continuance of an effect after the cause which first
   gave rise to it is removed; as:
   (a) (Physics) The persistence of motion.
   (b) (Physiol.) Visual persistence, or persistence of the
       visual impression; auditory persistence, etc.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. A property of a programming language where created objects and variables continue to exist and retain their values between runs of the program.

2. The length of time a phosphor dot on the screen of a cathode ray tube will remain illuminated after it has been energised by the electron beam. Long-persistence phosphors reduce flicker, but generate ghost-like images that linger on screen for a fraction of a second.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The tendency of a pesticide or other chemical to remain active in the environment.
  2. Ability of an organism to remain in a particular setting for a period of time after it is introduced.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: Ability of an organism to remain in a particular setting for a period of time after it is introduced.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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