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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 per·ma·nent /-nənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 per·ma·nent /ˈpɝm(ə)nənt/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 永久;永久(的) PERM

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·ma·nent a.  Continuing in the same state, or without any change that destroys form or character; remaining unaltered or unremoved; abiding; durable; fixed; stable; lasting; as, a permanent impression.
    Eternity stands permanent and fixed.   --Dryden.
 Permanent gases Chem. & Physics, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon monoxide; -- also called incondensible gases or incoercible gases, before their liquefaction in 1877.  The term is now archaic.
 Permanent way, the roadbed and superstructure of a finished railway; -- so called in distinction from the contractor's temporary way.
 Permanent white Chem., barium sulphate (heavy spar), used as a white pigment or paint, in distinction from white lead, which tarnishes and darkens from the formation of the sulphide.
 Syn: -- Lasting; durable; constant. See Lasting.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: continuing or enduring without marked change in status or
             condition or place; "permanent secretary to the
             president"; "permanent address"; "literature of
             permanent value" [syn: lasting] [ant: impermanent]
      2: not capable of being reversed or returned to the original
         condition; "permanent brain damage"
      n : a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and
          chemicals [syn: permanent wave, perm]