persistence
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /pəˈsɪst(ə)ns/
Noun

persistence

  1. The property of being persistent.
    You've got to admire his persistence. He's asked her out every day for a month even though she keeps turning him down.
  2. (computer science) Of data, the property of continuing to exist after the termination of the program.
    Once written to a disk file, the data has persistence: it will still be there tomorrow when we run the next program.
  3. (meteorology) Continuation of the previous day's weather (particularly temperature and precipitation statistics).
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