nonvolatile

[ non-vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl ]
/ nɒnˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl or, esp. British, -ˌtaɪl /
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adjective

(of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off.

Origin of nonvolatile

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non-volatile


adj.

also nonvolatile, 1837, from non- + volatile.

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