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Adjective: permanent  pur-mu-nunt
  1. Continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place
    "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"; "permanent secretary to the president";
    - lasting
  2. Not capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition
    "permanent brain damage"
Noun: permanent  pur-mu-nunt
  1. A series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
    - permanent wave, perm

Derived forms: permanents

See also: abiding, aeonian, ageless, enduring, eonian [N. Amer], eternal, everlasting, eviternal [archaic], imperishable, indissoluble, ineradicable, irreversible, permanence, permanency, perpetual, stable, standing, unceasing, unchangeable, unending

Type of: wave

Antonym: temporary

Encyclopedia: Permanent