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permanent set

  

      n     (Engineering)   the change in shape of a material that results when the load to which it is subjected causes the elastic limit to be exceeded and is then removed  
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permanent  
      adj  
1    existing or intended to exist for an indefinite period  
a permanent structure     
2    not expected to change for an indefinite time; not temporary  
a permanent condition     
     (C15: from Latin permanens continuing, from permanere to stay to the end, from per- through + manere to remain)  
  permanently      adv  


Permanent Court of Arbitration  
      n      the official name of the       Hague Tribunal  
permanent hardness  
      n     (Chem)   hardness of water that cannot be removed by boiling as it results mainly from the presence of calcium and magnesium chlorides and sulphates  
permanent health insurance  
      n   a form of insurance that provides up to 75 per cent of a person's salary, until retirement, in case of prolonged illness or disability  
permanent magnet  
      n   a magnet, often of steel, that retains its magnetization after the magnetic field producing it has been removed  
  permanent magnetism      n  
permanent press  
      n  
a    a chemical treatment for clothing that makes the fabric crease-resistant and sometimes provides a garment with a permanent crease or pleats  
b    (as modifier)  
permanent-press skirts     
permanent set  
      n     (Engineering)   the change in shape of a material that results when the load to which it is subjected causes the elastic limit to be exceeded and is then removed  
permanent wave  
      n      another name (esp. formerly) for       perm   1       1  
permanent way  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   the track of a railway, including the ballast, sleepers, rails, etc.  

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permanent

  
  
abiding, constant, durable, enduring, eternal, everlasting, fixed, immovable, immutable, imperishable, indestructible, invariable, lasting, long-lasting, perennial, perpetual, persistent, stable, steadfast, unchanging, unfading  
  
Antonyms     
   brief, changing, ephemeral, finite, fleeting, impermanent, inconstant, momentary, mortal, passing, short-lived, temporary, transitory, variable  

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n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
set of virtual assets belonging to an user
[Tech.]
n.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
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A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
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A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
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A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
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(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
[Tech.]
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A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
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1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
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