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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.
He said: "Once the North Wales Building Preservation Trust own the site and get planning permission things will happen.
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.
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.
these projects involve a variety of building design and concepts including new building design/construction, building renovation, historical building preservation, building analysis, landscape design, and other tasks as requested.
We met Bill Maynard, chair of the Merseyside Building Preservation Trust (MBPT) and Steve Power, one of its trustees, in the wide open and exposed spaces of a building which, despite everything, remains aweinspiring.
The repair operation to the staiths cost PS470,000 with owners Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust receiving a grant of PS418,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, with cash also coming from English Heritage.
The CPO requires Freemont to sell the building to the council, who will in turn pass 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.
Now Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust, which was originally established in 2001 to save two 300-year-old nearby cottages, aims to turn the castle into "a place to celebrate Welsh culture" and says it is also determined to archaeologically explore the site to establish what lies beneath a 19th century infill.

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