UK [nɒnˈvɒlətaɪl] / US [nɑnˈvɑlət(ə)l] adjective computing
nonvolatile computer memory can store information when the power is off, for example in read-only memory

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  • nonvolatile — onvolatile adj. not readily evaporated. Opposite of {volatile}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonvolatile — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonvolatile — adjective Date: 1866 not volatile: as a. not vaporizing readily < a nonvolatile solvent > b. of a computer memory retaining data when power is shut off …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nonvolatile — adjective Not volatile (in any sense). The chemical is nonvolatile so it will not evaporate. Ant: volatile …   Wiktionary

  • nonvolatile — adjective not volatilizing readily (Freq. 1) a nonvolatile acid • Syn: ↑nonvolatilizable, ↑nonvolatilisable • Ant: ↑volatile …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonvolatile — /non vol euh tl, til/ or, esp. Brit., / tuyl /, adj. 1. not volatile. 2. (of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off. [NON + VOLATILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Nonvolatile — Нелетучий …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • nonvolatile — non·vol·a·tile väl ət əl, esp Brit ə .tīl adj not volatile …   Medical dictionary

  • nonvolatile — adj. does not easily evaporate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonvolatile — non·volatile …   English syllables

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