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non·vol·a·tile

 (nŏn-vŏl′ə-tl, -tīl′)
adj.
1. Not volatile; stable or constant.
2. Computers Of or relating to memory whose data is retained when the memory's power is interrupted.

nonvolatile

(nɒnˈvɒləˌtaɪl)
adj
(Chemistry) chem not turning readily into gaseous form

non•vol•a•tile

(nɒnˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl; esp. Brit. -ˌtaɪl)

adj.
1. not volatile.
2. (of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonvolatile - not volatilizing readily; "a nonvolatile acid"
volatile - evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures; "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"
Translations

nonvolatile

[ˌnɒnˈvɒlətaɪl] adj (Comput) non-volatile memorymemoria permanente
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