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survival British & World English

The state or fact of continuing to live or exist, typically in spite of an accident, ordeal, or difficult circumstances

survival bag British & World English

A large bag made of plastic or metal foil, used in an emergency by climbers and others as a protection against exposure

survival kit British & World English

A pack of emergency equipment, including food, medical supplies, and tools, especially as carried by members of the armed forces

survival curve British & World English

A graph showing the proportion of a population living after a given age, or at a given time after contracting a serious disease or receiving a radiation dose

survival value British & World English

The property of an ability, faculty, or characteristic that makes individuals possessing it more likely to survive, thrive, and reproduce

survival of the fittest British & World English

The continued existence of organisms which are best adapted to their environment, with the extinction of others, as a concept in the Darwinian theory of evolution

survival of the fittest in survival British & World English

The continued existence of organisms which are best adapted to their environment, with the extinction of others, as a concept in the Darwinian theory of evolution