nonvolatile

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adjective non·vol·a·tile \ˌnän-ˈvä-lə-təl\

Definition of nonvolatile

  1. :  not volatile: such asa :  not vaporizing readily a nonvolatile solventb of a computer memory :  retaining data when power is shut off

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First Known Use of nonvolatile

1844


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nonvolatile

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adjective non·vol·a·tile \-ˈväl-ət-əl, especially British -ə-ˌtīl\

Medical Definition of nonvolatile

  1. :  not volatile


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