Definition of Permanence

1. Noun. The property of being able to exist for an indefinite duration.




Definition of Permanence

1. n. The quality or state of being permanent; continuance in the same state or place; duration; fixedness; as, the permanence of institutions; the permanence of nature.

Definition of Permanence

1. Noun. The state of being permanent. ¹

2. Noun. (physics) The reciprocal of magnetic inductance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Permanence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Permanence

permaculture
permacultures
permadeath
permadeaths
permafrost
permafrosted
permafrosts
permafrozen
permalancer
permalancers
permalink
permalinks
permalloy
permalloys
permanable
permanence (current term)
permanences
permanencies
permanency
permanent
permanent-press
permanent-press fabric
permanent callus
permanent cartilage
permanent dirt
permanent dominant idea
permanent injunction
permanent magnet
permanent marker
permanent pedicle flap

Literary usage of Permanence

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1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"Refutation of ttie Argument of Mendelssohn for the Substantiality or permanence' of the Soul This acute philosopher easily perceived the insufficiency of ..."

2. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green, Richard Lewis Nettleship (1890)
"The possibility of any succession implies a 'relative permanence,' and the possibility of everything being merely relatively permanent implies an absolute ..."

3. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Apply the principle of permanence, there they are — your men —always at ... In juries, in a word, permanence is exactly what it is in armies: it is the ..."

4. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste COMTE, Frederic Harrison (1896)
"I refer to the discussion raised by Question of Lamarck, and maintained, though in an im- permanence of perfect manner, by Cuvier, ..."

5. Pragmatism and the Problem of the Idea by John Thomas Driscoll (1915)
"over the word "Duration" implies both permanence and change. ... Now to admit permanence even to the least possible degree in addition to change is to deny ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"In fact, the half-century that followed the Union tested its reality and permanence almost to the breaking-point. The Union of 1603 had produced a similar ..."

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