persistent

[adj] - (biology) retained 2. [adj] - never-ceasing
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Persistent

• (a.) Inclined to persist; having staying qualities; tenacious of position or purpose. • (a.) Remaining beyond the period when parts of the same kind sometimes fall off or are absorbed; permanent; as, persistent teeth or gills; a persistent calyx; -- opposed to deciduous, and caducous.
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persistent

relentless adjective never-ceasing; `the relentless beat of the drums`
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persistent

[Adjective] Very determined to continue doing something. Can also mean going on for a long time.
Example: Amy was very persistent and eventually she got the job she wanted - despite her persistent cold!
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Persistent

Per┬Ěsist'ent adjective [ Latin persistens , -entis , present participle of persistere . See Persist .] 1. Inclined to persist; having staying qualities; tenacious of position or purpose. 2. (Biol.) Remaining beyond the period when parts of the same ...
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persistent

continuing to exist in spite of interference or treatment; tending to recur.
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persistent

Continuing to exist in spite of interference or treatment, tending to recur. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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persistent

Deciduous leaf blades that remain on the tree for more than a year.
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persistent

Deciduous leaf blades that remain on the tree for more than a year.
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persistent

persistent 1. Tenaciously or obstinately continuing despite problems or difficulties. 2. Incessant or unrelenting; existing or continuing for an unpleasantly long time. 3. Constantly repeated; continued; such as, persistent noise.
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Persistent

remaining attached after the usual time of falling
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Persistent

remaining attached after the usual time of falling
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persistent

remaining attached to the plant beyond the usual time of falling, for instance sepals not falling after flowering, flower parts remaining through maturity of fruit; compare deciduous, caducous.
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Persistent

Remaining attached; not falling off.
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persistent

remaining attached; not falling off. cf. caducous
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Persistent

Remaining on the plant; not falling off readily.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20901

persistent

The term persistent is used to characterize radicals which have lifetimes of several minutes or greater in dilute solution in inert solvents. Persistence is a kinetic or reactivity property. In contrast, radical stability, which is a thermodynamic property, is expressed in terms of the C-H bond strength of the appropriate hydrocarbon. The lifetime ...
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Persistent

Wine of which the taste remains in the mouth
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