What does Conservation mean?

Definitions for Conservation
ˌkɒn sərˈveɪ ʃənCon·ser·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conservation, preservation(noun)

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

  2. conservation(noun)

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

  3. conservation(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. conservation(Noun)

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

  2. conservation(Noun)

    A wise use of natural resources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conservation(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [L. conservatio: cf. F. conservation.]

Editors Contribution

  1. conservation

    An intelligent, responsible and prudent use of natural resources.

    Water conservation is a form of education which is valued.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 25, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3711

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Nouns Frequency: #1554

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Conservation' in Adjectives Frequency: #802

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How to say Conservation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conservation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conservation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Conservation in a Sentence

  1. Luke Hunter:

    The hunting industry says all the time that trophy hunting helps conservation. Now they are being asked to prove it.

  2. David Barber:

    The law states that the queen can own any swan swimming in open waters if she so wishes, but she mainly exercises that right on the River Thames, today swan upping is about conservation and education.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Je me souviens encore deux statues de marbre grandeur nature de deux grands scientifiques dans le couloir de la mairie de la ville de Manchester, qui je l'ai vu il ya plusieurs années. l'un d'eux est de John Dalton, le fondateur de la chimie moderne et la théorie atomique, tandis que la seconde statue est de James Prescott Joule, le fondateur de la physique moderne et le découvreur de la loi de conservation de l'énergie. Je me considère très chanceux d'être l'étudiant de l'Université de Manchester, la maison de grands scientifiques, Dalton et Joule. Et surtout, je suis fier d'être le récipiendaire de la bourse de recherche daltons chimique qui m'a permis d'obtenir mon doctorat Je suis reconnaissant à l'Université de Manchester autant que la fondation de la confiance à John Dalton, pour la plus grande expérience de l'éducation de ma vie.

  4. Queen Swan Marker David Barber:

    Swan Upping is the way of monitoring the welfare of the Thames swans, it dates right back to the 12th century when swans then were eaten, they were an important food; but of course today it is all about conservation and education.

  5. Sean DeWitt:

    100% necessary, because we know that we need to pull carbon out of the atmosphere, not just reduce our emissions, it's commendable if it's done appropriately. And — it's grossly insufficient on its own. It has to be paired with sound conservation. It has to be part of an overall menu (of climate solutions) that includes decarbonization of our energy systems and transportation systems.

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