Persistence : Definition

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Definitions of Persistence

Pronunciation : Per*sist"ence, Per*sist"en*cy
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [See Persistent.]
Definition : 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)

Defn: The persistence of motion. (b) (Physiol.) Visual persistence, or persistence of the visual impression; auditory persistence, etc.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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