Definition of conservation in English:
1The action of conserving something, in particular.
- These sites of sequence conservation may indicate regions of importance for transcriptional regulation of these genes.
- Second, sequence conservation at the insertion site is considerably weaker compared to the P element.
- This verse is a brilliant guide to the operating Manager for psychological energy conservation and a preventive method against stress and burn-outs in the work situations.
1.1Preservation, protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife.
- Founded in 1938, their overall objective is to promote environmental protection and nature conservation nationally and internationally.
- The library will also organise a special display of books and CDs on the special theme of nature conservation and environmental protection.
- It would be naive to suggest that such views of the land represent the practice of a perfect natural form of wildlife conservation.
1.2Preservation, repair, and prevention of deterioration of archaeological, historical, and cultural sites and artifacts.
- In the last 10 years, over 30 posts for archaeological conservation in museums and other public bodies have been lost.
- Unsurprisingly, opportunities for archaeological conservation are regularly missed.
- That is in keeping with its purpose to promote the identification, protection, preservation, and conservation of historical and cultural heritage in New Zealand.
1.3Prevention of excessive or wasteful use of a resource.
- Broader efforts to cut back sprawl and promote energy conservation are just as important as personal economies.
- All the scientists I've talked to tell me that the best we can expect is to meet about 25 percent of our energy needs with renewable resources and conservation.
- However, there have been few attempts to base modern policies of resource conservation and management on customary ways of doing things.
1.4 Physics The principle by which the total value of a physical quantity (such as energy, mass, or linear or angular momentum) remains constant in a system.
- Early models of the atom treated the atom as a solar system and used the idea of angular momentum conservation to explain its stability.
- Because of conservation of angular momentum, the globes will resist any change in their orientation.
- An easy experiment is to reduce the cross section of a pipe in one region, making a so-called diffuser that produces large local flow velocities due to mass flux conservation.
- Example sentences
- Therefore, it is of ecological and conservational importance to monitor the hatchling sex ratios produced in nesting beach conservation programs.
- The Preamble reinforces this in noting that conservational and sustainable use of biodiversity is critical for meeting the food, health, and other needs of the growing world population.
- Therefore, the sex ratios are of ecological, evolutionary, and conservational interest.
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