1. <programming> A property of a programming language where created
objects and variables continue to exist and retain their values between runs of
2. <hardware> The length of time a phosphor dot on the screen of a
cathode ray tube will remain illuminated after it has been energised by the
electron beam. Long-persistence phosphors reduce flicker, but generate
ghost-like images that linger on screen for a fraction of a second.
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