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

 per·sis·tence /pɝˈsɪstən(t)s, ˈzɪs-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·sist·ence Per·sist·en·cy n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 persisting or persevering; continuing or
         repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the
         point where it was no longer appropriate" [syn: perseverance,