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Definition of Persistence

Babylon English Dictionary

diligence, perseverance; tenacity, stubbornness; continuation
Persistence Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
perseverantia, diligentia
Persistence Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Alt. of Persistency
  
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persistence
\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.
persistence
n
1. the property of a continuous and connected period of time [syn: continuity]


2. persistent determination [syn: doggedness, perseverance, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity]


3. the act of persevering [syn: perseverance, perseveration]



for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
A fixed adherence to a resolve, course of conduct, or the like.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the property of a continuous and connected period of time
(synonym) continuity
(hypernym) lastingness, durability, enduringness, strength
(attribute) continuous, uninterrupted
2. persistent determination
(synonym) doggedness, perseverance, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity
(hypernym) determination, purpose
3. the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
(synonym) perseverance, perseveration
(hypernym) continuance, continuation
(derivation) persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on
Persistence Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Persistence Software, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Provides transactional application server software products designed to address the scalability, availability and adaptability demands of delivering business solutions over the internet. new registrant.
Persistence Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Soil Glossary - Mani
refers to a slowly decomposing substance which remains active in the natural cycle for a long period of time.
Agricultural Glossary/yigini2004
- refers to a slowly decomposing substance which remains active in the natural cycle for a long period of time.
Persistence Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
JAVA (2EE-ENglos) ACRONIMS
The protocol for transferring the state of an entity bean between its instance variables and an underlying database.
Noman's Java(TM) Glossary
The protocol for transferring the state of an entity bean between its instance variables and an underlying database.
DW and OLAP terms
The saving of an object definition so it will be available after the current session ends.
Persistence Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Persistence may refer to:
  • Image persistence, in LCD monitors
  • Multidrug tolerance, a dormant, persistent state of a bacterial population
  • Persistence (computer science), the characteristic of data that outlives the execution of the program that created it
  • Persistent data structure, a data structure that always preserves the previous version of itself when it is modified.
  • Persistence (psychology), a personality trait
  • Persistence (Discontinuity), a concept in geotechnical engineering
  • Persistence of a number, a mathematical quality of numbers
  • Persistent world, in virtual reality and computer games
  • Persistence of vision, a theory on how the illusion of motion in films is achieved

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Persistence Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
Refers to the length of time a compound stays in the environment, once introduced. A compound may persist for less than a second or indefinitely.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
resistance to degradation as measured by the period of time required for complete breakdown of a material. Depends on temperature, pH, soil type, light intensity, etc.