Nonvolatile



[non-vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl] /nɒnˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl or, esp. British, -ˌtaɪl/

adjective
1.
not .
2.
(of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off.

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