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preservation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Preservation  \Pres`er*va"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  pr['e]servation.] 
  The  act  or  process  of  preserving,  or  keeping  safe;  the  state 
  of  being  preserved,  or  kept  from  injury,  destruction,  or 
  decay;  security;  safety;  as  preservation  of  life,  fruit, 
  game,  etc.;  a  picture  in  good  preservation. 
 
  Give  us  particulars  of  thy  preservation.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  preservation 
  n  1:  the  activity  of  protecting  something  from  loss  or  danger 
  [syn:  {preserving},  {saving}] 
  2:  an  occurrence  of  improvement  by  virtue  of  preventing  loss  or 
  injury  or  other  change  [syn:  {conservation}] 




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