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Definition 1: the activity of protecting something from loss or danger - [noun denoting act]

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(preservation is a kind of ...) the activity of protecting someone or something

"the witnesses demanded police protection"

(... is a kind of preservation ) the activity of protecting the environment from pollution or destruction

(... is a kind of preservation ) the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

(... is a kind of preservation ) preservation of yourself from harm; a natural or instinctive tendency

(... is a kind of preservation ) the act of keeping back or setting aside for some future occasion

(... is a kind of preservation ) fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing

"immobilization of the injured knee was necessary"

Definition 2: an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change - [noun denoting event]

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(preservation is a kind of ...) a change for the better; progress in development

Definition 3: a process that saves organic substances from decay - [noun denoting process]

(preservation is a kind of ...) a process occurring in living organisms

(... is a kind of preservation ) (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body

(... is a kind of preservation ) preservation (of a dead body) by treating with balsams and drugs and other chemicals

(... is a kind of preservation ) a process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues; water and lipids are replaced by curable polymers (silicone or epoxy or polyester) that are subsequently hardened

"the plastination of specimens is valuable for research and teaching"

(... is a kind of preservation ) the process of cooling or freezing (e.g., food) for preservative purposes

Definition 4: the condition of being (well or ill) preserved - [noun denoting state]

(preservation is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

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