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preservation

noun care, cherishing, conservatio, conservation, curing, custody, defense, eternization, freeeom from danger, guardianship, guarding, immortalization, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, perpetuation, protective custody, safeguarding, safekeeping, safety, salvation, sanctuary, saving, security, shielding, storage, support, tuitio, upkeep, ward, wardship
See also: assistance, bulwark, conservation, continuation, custody, defense, ecology, maintenance, panoply, protection, safekeeping, safety, security, shelter, supervision, support, ward

PRESERVATION. keeping safe from harm; avoiding injury. This term always presupposes a real or existing danger.
     2. A jettison, which is always for the preservation of the remainder of the cargo, must therefore be made only when there is a real danger existing. See Average; Jettison.

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Thus I can understand how a flower and a bee might slowly become, either simultaneously or one after the other, modified and adapted in the most perfect manner to each other, by the continued preservation of individuals presenting mutual and slightly favourable deviations of structure.
Natural selection can act only by the preservation and accumulation of infinitesimally small inherited modifications, each profitable to the preserved being; and as modern geology has almost banished such views as the excavation of a great valley by a single diluvial wave, so will natural selection, if it be a true principle, banish the belief of the continued creation of new organic beings, or of any great and sudden modification in their structure.
Erwin Chemerinsky, a constitutional scholar and professor at the University of Southern California, expressed doubt about the constitutionality of the California Missions Preservation Act, noting that the bill is not a general historic preservations measure, but one solely aimed at aiding houses of worship.
In a sort of thrust-and-parry encounter, each effort by the government to make asset preservation more difficult has been met with new legal end-runs: gifting, irrevocable asset preservations trusts, annuities, Miller Trusts, qualified domestic relations orders, life estates, and so on.
We are thrilled to have Richard Parks and his company on board with us," said Gary Harrison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Preservation Sciences.
An independent lab, ABC Research in Gainesville, Florida, conducted controlled multi-lab tests of Canker Kill[TM], generating new data demonstrating the effectiveness of the Preservation Sciences antimicrobial product.
The new Investor Fact Sheet describes PSVI's research and development initiatives dedicated to the creation of next-generation green technologies that capitalize upon multibillion-dollar markets in industrial coatings and protection, packaged food preservation and key agricultural industry segments.
We are proud to receive this latest approval from another major coatings manufacturer," Bob Berzanski, Sales Manager of Preservation Sciences, Inc.
The Company attended the Citrus Expo 2006 to meet growers, processors and government agencies to discuss the successful test results of Preservation Sciences' promising new technology Canker Kill, which is effective against citrus canker.
These chemical preservatives can be replaced and use an all natural formula developed by Preservation Sciences, Inc.
Recent developments regarding the levels of cancer causing benzene in drinks has created a market opportunity for Preservation Sciences.
If the company is successful then Preservation Sciences will have three patents for these products.