persistence

  • 1 Persistence — may refer to: * Persistence (computer science), the characteristic of data that outlives the execution of the program that created it * Persistence (meteorology), the meteorological phenomenon by which weather remains relatively unchanged over… …

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  • 2 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. [1913 Webster] 2. The continuance of an effect… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 persistence — persistence, persistency Both words came into English in the 16c and they remain largely interchangeable, although in current use persistence is commoner: • Agelessly silent, with a reptile s persistency D. H. Lawrence, 1921 • By sheer… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 persistence — [pər sist′ən sē, pər zist′ən sēpər sist′əns, pərzist′əns] n. [Fr persistance] 1. the act of persisting; stubborn or enduring continuance 2. the quality of being persistent; tenacity: also persistency [pər sist′ən sē, pər zist′ən sē] 3. the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 persistence — index continuance, continuation (prolongation), diligence (perseverance), industry (activity), longevity …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 persistence — 1540s, from Fr. persistance, from L. persistentem (see PERSIST (Cf. persist)). Often spelled persistance 16c. Related: Persistency …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 persistence — n. 1) to display, show persistence 2) dogged persistence 3) persistence in 4) the persistence to + inf. (will you have the persistence to stick it out?) * * * [pə sɪstəns] showpersistence dogged persistence to display persistence in the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 persistence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dogged, stubborn ▪ great, remarkable, sheer VERB + PERSISTENCE ▪ demonstrate, show …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 persistence — [[t]pə(r)sɪ̱stəns[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT If you have persistence, you continue to do something even though it is difficult or other people are against it. Skill comes only with practice, patience and persistence... Chandra was determined to become a… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 persistence — per|sis|tence [pəˈsıstəns US pər ] n [U] 1.) determination to do something even though it is difficult or other people oppose it ▪ Her persistence paid off when she was offered the job of manager. ▪ Why can t I come? repeated Will with dogged… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 persistence — /peuhr sis teuhns, zis /, n. 1. the act or fact of persisting. 2. the quality of being persistent: You have persistence, I ll say that for you. 3. continued existence or occurrence: the persistence of smallpox. 4. the continuance of an effect… …

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  • 12 persistence — noun a) The property of being persistent. Youve got to admire his persistence, hes asked her out every day for a month even though she keeps turning him down. b) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program. Once written to a… …

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  • 13 persistence — UK [pə(r)ˈsɪstəns] / US [pərˈsɪstəns] noun [uncountable] 1) the attitude or behaviour of someone who continues to do, or try to do, something in a determined way Her persistence was finally rewarded by a reply from the minister himself. 2) a… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 persistence — atskonis statusas Aprobuotas sritis žemės ūkio ir maisto produktų sauga ir kokybė apibrėžtis Tam tikrą laiką išliekantis skonio ir (arba) kvapo pojūtis, panašus į tą, kuris buvo jaučiamas, kai produktas buvo burnoje. atitikmenys: angl.… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 15 persistence — atkaklumas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Nuoseklus ilgalaikis tikslo siekimas esant sunkioms ar priešiškoms objektyvioms ar subjektyvioms veiklos sąlygoms. Atkaklumu pasiekiama gerų mokymosi, darbo rezultatų, ugdomi gabumai. atitikmenys …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • 16 persistence — atkakla statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Trečiųjų metų vaiko savarankiškumo ir valios užuomazgų apraiška. Pirmiausia ji reiškiasi žodiniu negatyvizmu – prieštaravimais suaugusiesiems, o vėliau, jeigu netinkamai su vaiku elgiamasi, gali… …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • 17 persistence — atkaklumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Valios savybė – gebėjimas ilgai ir ryžtingai siekti užsibrėžto tikslo, kovoti su kliūtimis. atitikmenys: angl. persistence vok. Beharrlichkeit, f; Hartnäckigkeit, f rus.… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 18 persistence — persistent ► ADJECTIVE 1) persisting or having a tendency to persist. 2) continuing or recurring; prolonged. 3) Botany & Zoology (of a horn, leaf, etc.) remaining attached instead of falling off in the normal manner. DERIVATIVES persistence noun… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 19 persistence — noun Date: 1546 1. the action or fact of persisting 2. the quality or state of being persistent; especially perseverance …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 Persistence — Persistance Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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