Meaning of permanent
Pronunciation: (pûr'mu-nunt), [key]
- existing perpetually; everlasting, esp. without significant change.
- intended to exist or function for a long, indefinite period without regard to unforeseeable conditions: a permanent employee; the permanent headquarters of the United Nations.
- long-lasting or nonfading: permanent pleating; permanent ink.
- Also calleda wave or curl that is set into the hair by the application of a special chemical preparation and that remains for a number of months.
- permanent (Thesaurus)