1. [ noun ] an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
Synonyms: preservation
Related terms: improvement save
2. [ noun ] (geography) the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources
Synonyms: conserving conservancy
Related terms: preservation water_conservation soil_conservation conservancy oil_conservation save
3. [ noun ] (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
Synonyms: conservation_law
Related terms: principle fundamentals conservation_of_energy parity conservation_of_charge conservation_of_momentum conservation_of_mass physics
Similar spelling:   conservationist