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.
Not deciduous, as applied to leaves; not disappearing, as applied to pith, pubescence, epidermis, etc. Adhering to a position instead of falling, whether dead or alive.
Organs remaining attached to those bearing them aftger the growing period.
Data or a display option that remains in effect until changed. For example, a holding library code persists until logoff unless changed by the user.
a. (L. persistere, to persist) remaining attached after the normal function has been completed.
retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"
Remaining attached, as in the calyx on a fruit or remnant, dead leaves.
Remaining attached after like parts normally fall off.
Remaining attached to the axis after maturity.
Remaining for some time, usually the culm sheaths.
when the dead bark is not shed yearly and accumulates in the following forms - stringy, peppermint, compact, box, ironbark
remaining attached to the plant, opposed to deciduous.
remaining long attached, as leaves over winter or a calyx after flowering season.
capable of remaining in the environment for long periods of time without being broken down.
used to describe culm sheaths that remain in place after a culm has matured
remaining attached to the plant beyond the expected time of falling, e.g. of sepals not falling after flowering.
deciduous leaf blades that remain on the tree for more than one year.
Remaining on the plant; not falling off readily.
Remaining attached, either after other parts have been shed or for a considerable period.
In the context of chemical agents, the ability to remain in liquid form without evaporating for some length of time at normal temperatures and pressures.
Wine of which the taste remains in the mouth