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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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To some preservationists, landscape restoration and ecological invention appear dangerous; in their view, such strategies undermine our ability to save nature by suggesting that there is an alternative to preservation.
American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and an advisory committee, will review the votes of the remaining sites along with each site's monetary and preservation needs to determine how the rest of the $3 million in grants will be awarded.
While primarily focused on access and content standardization, NC OneMap has offered a scalable framework by which the 100 counties and many municipalities in the state might be engaged in the problem of preservation.
Work in the field of preservation technology is multidisciplinary, involving architects, engineers, planners, archeologists, architectural and object conservators, curators, educators, managers, tradespeople, historians, contractors, technicians, and students.
This implies that the perception of library staff may influence their attitude towards preservation of information resources in Nigerian federal university libraries.
Consider the following example of how a digital asset management system and a digital preservation system handle the digital scan of a rare book:
The following article presents data that continues to document a history of low levels of collaboration between archives and preservation departments in ARL libraries.
But the preservation arts program relies on an integrated academic program coupled with hands-on projects and internships in lieu of the master practitioner.
In 2004, we created three great new preservation vehicles: The Section 202 Preservation Program, the Mitchell-Lama Mortgage Restructuring Program and the Mitchell-Lama Repair Loan Program," noted Emily A.
Land-use attorney Ben Reznik said city government must develop a system that is fair to developers and property owners, that reduces confrontation and that limits the ability to use preservation as a way to stop new development.
Historic preservation: This may be met by showing the preservation of a "historically important land area" or "certified historic structure.
Preservation might not be an organization's key function but rather a component of its broader vision.