persistence

Definitions

General Science

Agriculture

  • noun the ability of a chemical to remain active without breaking down in the environment for a period of time
  • noun the ability to grow for several seasons

Aviation

  • noun the act of continuing to do something and not giving up

Computing

Electronics

  • The length of time that the phosphors on the screen of a CRT glow after the electron beam has passed.
  • The property or tendency of certain materials, especially phosphors, to glow after the excitation has passed.

Sports

  • noun the existence of a medical condition for a considerable time

Wine

  • the length of the flavour and aroma of a wine on the palate
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