conservation

[Con`ser*va┬Ětion]

The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

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The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

Noun
the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources

Noun
(physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations

Noun
an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change


n.
The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.


Conservation

Con`ser*va"tion , n. [L. conservatio: cf. F. conservation.] The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.
A step necessary for the conservation of Protestantism.
A state without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.
Conservation of areas (Astron.), the principle that the radius vector drawn from a planet to the sun sweeps over equal areas in equal times. -- Conservation of energy, ∨ Conservation of force (Mech.), the principle that the total energy of any material system is a quantity which can neither be increased nor diminished by any action between the parts of the system, though it may be transformed into any of the forms of which energy is susceptible. Clerk Maxwell.

The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.

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Usage Examples

Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business.

A State without the means of some change is without the means of its conservation.

Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.

The most important environmental issue is one that is rarely mentioned, and that is the lack of a conservation ethic in our culture.

Our livelihood is intimately tied to the food we eat, water we drink and places where we recreate. That's why we have to promote responsibility and conservation when it comes to our natural resources.

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Other Usage Examples

Without sound conservation and management measures, fisheries will quickly become depleted and a basic component of global food security will be lost.

The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.

I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.

World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace.

Steve Irwin did wonderful conservation work but I was uncomfortable about some of his stunts. Even if animals aren't aware that you are not treating them with respect, the viewers are.

The good news is that real-world hands-on conservation is alive and well and catching on across the America I travel.

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