Origin of preservationMiddle English from Middle French from Medieval Latin praeservatio
Preservation by canning is an excellent way to enjoy the produce from your garden all year long.
- An example of preservation is a land trust protecting a forest.
- An example of preservation is a jar of canned tomatoes.
Preservation is the act of maintaining, protecting or keeping something in existence.
a preserving or being preserved
- The act of preserving; care to preserve; act of keeping from destruction, decay or any ill.
- The customs necessary for the preservation of the forests must remain in force.
- Other remains which bear witness to tlae civilization of, the Mayas are the paved highways and the artificial reservoirs (aguadas) designed for the preservation of water for towns through the long dry season.
- The wild legends of its preservation at the taking of Jerusalem (2 Macc. ii.
- The first, a religious romance of remarkable interest, may owe its preservation to the charm of its style, the others to the accident that they were attributed by mistake to a famous apostle.
- The Mediterranean basin has been a centre of preservation of Mibcene vegetation: the oleander is said to have been found in local deposits of even earlier age, and the hoim oak (Quercus hex) is the living representative of a Miocene ancestor.