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nonvolatile

[non-vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl] /nɒnˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl or, esp. British, -ˌtaɪl/
adjective
1.
not volatile.
2.
(of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off.
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adj.

also nonvolatile, 1837, from non- + volatile.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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non-volatile in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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