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preservation

 [prĕ-zer-va´shun]
maintenance.
fertility preservation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing information, counseling, and treatment that facilitates reproductive health and the ability to conceive. See also fertility.

preservation,

n something that maintains the potency of a remedy or herb. An example of this would be using alcohol along with water.

preservation,

n a neurologic phenomenon such as the involuntary repetition of motor response or the continuation of a sensation after the adequate external stimulus has ceased.

preservation

1. of food by any means which will inhibit the growth of microorganisms. Includes salting, wet pickling, drying, cold storage, smoking, vacuum packing, heating, gamma-radiation.
2. preservation of specimens for teaching purposes.
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Martin Hulse, trust manager for the Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust, said: "Blackfell Hauler House was close to collapse, so it has been hugely rewarding to rescue this building.
For the past 14 years the Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust has campaigned to save the site and it still needs to raise over PS150,000 by the end of 2014 to ensure the project can be completed.
Steve Hodgson, general manager of the PCA, who has appeared as a building preservation expert on the last two series of Sarah Beeny's Channel 4 show 'Help, My House Is Falling Down', said: "This checklist offers some simple steps homeowners can take to protect their property against the nation's weather.
Registered charity Manor Building Preservation Trust vowed to create redevelopment plans after buying the hall, near to a Bovis development of executive homes, from receivers for less than pounds 900,000 in 2003.
The company, which is dedicated to building preservation and security, offers a wide variety of services designed to address individual structural needs.
It was organised by Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust, which plans to convert the castle into a heritage centre and a Welsh language school.
In a surprise move Kirklees Council officials yesterday put a building preservation notice on the Albert Pub and Hotel on the corner of Victoria Lane and Albert Yard.
Increased revenues from the retailing initiative will be one of several important sources used to support the many programs of the Foundation including building preservation, Wright's archives and educational outreach.
Contract awarded for Asian Culture Complex building preservation remodeling buy windows AL
Tyne Wear Building Preservation Trust and the Twentieth Century Society have joined forces to save the building.
The CPO requires Freemont to sell the building to Denbighshire council, who will in turn pass the ownership of the site onto the North Wales Building Preservation Trust.
Martin Hulse, manager of Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust which owns the staithes, said: "This is a huge step forward.

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