Associations to the word «Conservation»


CONSERVATION, noun. The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.
CONSERVATION, noun. Wise use of natural resources.
CONSERVATION, noun. (biology) The discipline concerned with protection of biodiversity, the environment, and natural resources
CONSERVATION, noun. (biology) Genes and associated characteristics of biological organisms that are unchanged by evolution, for example similar or identical nucleic acid sequences or proteins in different species descended from a common ancestor
CONSERVATION, noun. (culture) The protection and care of cultural heritage, including artwork and architecture, as well as historical and archaeological artifacts
CONSERVATION, noun. (physics) lack of change in a measurable property of an isolated physical system (conservation of energy, mass, momentum, electric charge, subatomic particles, and fundamental symmetries)
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, noun. (biology) The scientific study of the state of Earth's biodiversity with the objective to protect it from becoming extinct.
CONSERVATION LAW, noun. (biology) Legal aspects of protection of biodiversity, the environment, and natural resources
CONSERVATION LAW, noun. (physics) Any of several laws that hold that some physical property remains constant in a closed system regardless of other changes that take place
CONSERVATION OF MASS, noun. (physics) (chemistry) A conservation law of classical physics that states that the total mass of a closed system remains constant regardless of the chemical or physical changes that take place within it.

Dictionary definition

CONSERVATION, noun. An occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change.
CONSERVATION, noun. The preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources.
CONSERVATION, noun. (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy