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Firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition,
  1. Firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition
    • - companies must have patience and persistence, but the rewards are there
  2. The continued or prolonged existence of something
    • - the persistence of huge environmental problems

  1. continuity: the property of a continuous and connected period of time
  2. doggedness: persistent determination
  3. perseverance: the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
  4. (persist) prevail: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
  5. (persist) persevere: be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
  6. (persist) stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
  7. Persistence in computer science refers to the characteristic of state that outlives the process that created it. Without this capability, state would only exist in RAM, and would be lost when this RAM loses power, such as a computer shutdown.
  8. In linguistics, persistence (as defined by Paul Hopper), refers to one of the five principles by which you can detect grammaticalization while it is taking place. The other four are: layering, divergence, specialization, and de-categorialization.
  9. The Persistence is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in the 1890s, possibly by John B. Harrison in Tilghman, Maryland. She measures 32'-4 1/2" long, with a beam of 6'-11 1/2" and is double-ended with no longhead on her bow. ...
  10. Persist is a Java-based ORM/DAO tool. It provides only the minimal amount of functionalities necessary to map objects or maps from database queries and to statement parameters.
  11. The property of being persistent; Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program; Referring to the previous day's weather (particularly temperature and precipitation statistics)
  12. (persist) To go on stubbornly or resolutely; To repeat an utterance; To continue to exist; To cause to persist; make permanent
  13. (persistent) Obstinately refusing to give up or let go; Insistently repetitive; Indefinitely continuous; Lasting past maturity without falling off; About some data or data structures: existing after the execution of the program. ...
  14. (Persist) When a creature with persist is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, it is returned to the battlefield under its owner’s control with a -1/-1 counter on it. Persist appears in Shadowmoor and Eventide.
  15. (persist) (-ed) - not giving up, especially when facing difficulty
  16. (persist) (verb)  to continue on despite opposition
  17. (persist) to continue steadily or obstinately, despite problems, difficulties, or obstacles.
  18. (persist) v.  ~ continue to do sth, esp in an obstinate and determined way and in spite of opposition, argument or failure
  19. (persistent) Deciduous leaf blades that remain on the tree for more than a year.
  20. (Persistent) A disease or other medical condition that returns or continues over time.
  21. (Persistent) Remaining on the plant; not falling off readily
  22. (PERSISTENT) Continuing to act or exist longer than usual. Never-ceasing.
  23. (Persistent) A key that does not change. This key will exist for a long period of time. Typically changing a persistent key will cause additional administrative tasks on multiple servers and/or clients.
  24. (Persistent) Existing without significant change; not fleeting.
  25. (Persistent) Patient is in Heart Failure until treatment is done to restore normal sinus rhythm.