nonvolatile nonvolatile  /nɑn ˈvɑ lə təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not volatilizing readily

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Scientists know that the nonvolatile compounds in food are tasted; the volatile ones are both tasted and smelled.

News

  • Cryptographic Authenticator suits medical and industrial applications.

    Model DS28E35 DeepCover® Secure Authenticator integrates FIPS 186-based, Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm engine to implement public-key cryptography to operate challenge-and-response protocol between host controller and attached devices. Specified over -40 to +85°C temperature range, it includes nonvolatile memory, random number generator, and decrement-only usage counter. Operating ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "The creation of this new company supports Intel's intent to maintain its industry-leading position in nonvolatile memory and enables us to rapidly enter a fast-growing portion of the flash market segment," said Paul Otellini, Intel president...
    on Nov 21, 2005 By: Paul Otellini Source: BBC News

  2. Stuart Parkin, IBM Fellow and one of the researchers over at the company's Almaden Research Center, believes that the technology could lead to a "nonvolatile memory device with the high performance and reliability of conventional solid-state memory...
    on Apr 14, 2008 By: Stuart Parkin Source: bit-tech.net

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