- An example of persistence is when you try and try to learn a new skill, never giving up.
- An example of persistence is when a marital problem doesn't go away even after the divorce is finalized.
- the act of persisting; stubborn or enduring continuance
- the quality of being persistent; tenacityalso per·sist′ency
- the continuance of an effect after the removal of its cause: persistence of vision causes visual impressions to continue upon the retina for a brief time
Origin of persistenceFrench persistance
- The act of persisting.
- The state or quality of being persistent; persistency.
- Continuance of an effect after the cause is removed: persistence of vision.
- 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.
- (computer science) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution 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.
- (meteorology) Continuation of the previous day's weather (particularly temperature and precipitation statistics).
persistence - Computer Definition
(1) In a CRT, the time a phosphor dot remains illuminated after being energized. Long-persistence phosphors reduce flicker, but generate ghost-like images that linger on screen for a fraction of a second.