Associations to the word «Evolution»

Pictures for the word «Evolution»

Wiktionary

EVOLUTION, noun. The process of accumulating change.
EVOLUTION, noun. A progression of change, often branching and diversifying in the process.
EVOLUTION, noun. (general) Gradual directional change especially one leading to a more advanced or complex form; growth; development.
EVOLUTION, noun. (biology) The change in the genetic composition of a population over successive generations.
EVOLUTION, noun. (chemistry) The act or an instance of giving off gas; emission.
EVOLUTION, noun. (mathematics) The extraction of a root from a quantity.
EVOLUTION, noun. (military) One of a series of ordered movements.
EVOLUTION, noun. (dance) (sports) A turning movement of the body.

Dictionary definition

EVOLUTION, noun. A process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer".
EVOLUTION, noun. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms.

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates