persistence

(1) The tendency of a cell to continue moving in one direction: an internal bias on the random walk behaviour that cells exhibit in isotropic environments. (2) Of viruses that persist in a cell population, animal, plant or population for long periods often in a non-replicating form, by such strategies as integration into host DNA, immunological suppression, or mutation into forms with slow replication. ...

Persistence

The relative term applied to chemicals or microbial insecticides that remain active for a long period of time after application. With chemicals, persistence is due to low volatility and chemical stability. Certain organochlorine insecticides are highly persistent. With reference to a disease agent, one that remains in a virulent state in the vector's system for more than 100 hs or the lifetime of the vector....

Persistence

Continuation of existing conditions. When a physical parameter varies slowly, the best prediction is often persistence.

Persistence

[psychology] Persistence can also be measured as the time invested in staying on task. As an example, if a cab driver works an 8 hour shift, their persistence is 8 hours. This isn`t a relation to how hard one works, as this is a reference to force. If person A is a hard worker and Person B is not, this is a reference to effort, not persiste...
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Persistence

[discontinuity] Persistence determines the possibilities of relative movement along a discontinuity in a soil or rock mass in geotechnical engineering. Discontinuities are usually differentiated in persistent, non-persistent, and abutting discontinuities (figure). ==Persistent discontinuity== A persistent discontinuity is a continuous plane...
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Persistence

[log canoe] The ``Persistence`` is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in the 1890s, possibly by John B. Harrison in Tilghman, Maryland. She measures 32`-4{fraction|1|2}` long, with a beam of 6`-11{fraction|1|2}` and is double-ended with no longhead on her bow. She is one of the last 22 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay racing log canoes t...
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Persistence

[linguistics] Persistence in linguistics refers to one of the five principles by which you can detect grammaticalisation while it is taking place. The other four are: layering, divergence, specialisation, and de-categorialisation. “When a form undergoes grammaticalization from a lexical to a grammatical function, as long as it is grammati...
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Persistence

Refers to the length of time a compound stays in the environment, once introduced. A compound may persist for less than a second or indefinitely.
Found on http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/

Persistence

Ability of an organism to remain in a particular setting for a period of time after it is introduced.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20095

Persistence

is the word used for chemicals that do not break down very easily and remain persistent (in one form or another) in the environment
Found on http://www.epaw.co.uk/EPT/glossary.html

Persistence

Stability of chemical compounds in the environment. Persistence is an important negative criterion in the ecological assessment of chemicals.
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persistence

Attribute of a substance that describes the length of time that the substance remains in a particular environment before it is physically removed or chemically or biologically transformed.
Found on http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/iupacglossary/glossaryp.html

persistence

1. The tendency of a cell to continue moving in one direction: an internal bias on the random walk behaviour that cells exhibit in isotropic environments. ... 2. Of viruses that persist in a cell population, animal, plant or population for long periods often in a nonreplicating form, by such strategies as integration into host DNA, immunological su...
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Persistence

• (n.) Alt. of Persistency
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persistence

(from the article `weather forecasting`) Persistence (warm summers follow warm springs) or anti-persistence (cold springs follow warm winters) also were used, even though, strictly speaking, ...
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persistence

persistence 1. The quality of continuing steadily despite problems or difficulties. 2. To go on resolutely or stubbornly in spite of opposition, importunity, or warnings.
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Persistence

The condition of enduring in time, with or without change. -- R.B.W.
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persistence

Type: Term Pronunciation: per-sis′tĕnts Definitions: 1. Obstinate continuation of characteristic behavior, or of existence despite treatment or adverse environmental conditions.
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Persistence

[computer science] In computer science, persistence 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. This is achieved in practice by storing the state as data in non-volatile stora...
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Persistence

A measure of the time of decay of the luminescence of the face of the cathode-ray tube after excitat
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Persistence

A measure of the time of decay of the luminescence of the face of the cathode-ray tube after excitat
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Persistence

The quality of remaining for a long period of time (such as in the environment or the body). Persistent chemicals (such as DDT and PCBs) are not easily broken down.
Found on https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/glossary/

persistence

Trying again and again, even when something is very hard.
Found on https://code.org/curriculum/docs/k-5/glossary
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