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Definition of preperation

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1. preparation [ n ] the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
Examples: "preparations for the ceremony had begun"

Used in print:

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

This leads Irenaeus to the somewhat startling notion that Adam and Eve died on the same day that they disobeyed , namely , on a Friday , as a parallel to the death of Christ on Good_Friday ; he sees a parallel also to the Jewish day of preparation for the Sabbath .

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

One must include the preparation of soft_drinks and the processing of milk and milk products .

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

When paper_electrophoresis was to be used for preparation , eight strips of a whole serum sample or a chromatographic fraction concentrated by negative pressure dialysis were run / chamber under the conditions described above .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

First is the long and still somewhat obscure process of preparation , planning and discussion .

Preparation began slightly more than a year after independence with the first_steps to organize rural communes .

Synonyms preparation readying Related Terms activity planning makeready priming warm-up groundwork fire_control turnaround deployment prepare

2. preparation [ n ] a substance prepared according to a formula

Used in print:

(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

Plane suggested another preparation of **f which we used here .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

Albert ( 1949 ) has concluded that the most active preparations of TSH made during this period , from 1931 to 1945 , were probably about 100 to 300 times as potent as the starting material .

The most active preparations obtained by these two groups of investigators appear to be similar in potency , composition and physical_properties .

Synonyms formulation preparation Related Terms compound cleansing_agent polish smelling_salts glycerinated_gelatin nebula formulate

3. preparation [ n ] the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening
Examples: "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

Used in print:

(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)

Preparations are being made for similar experiments on CH and SH radicals .

(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)

She had caught him off_guard , no preparation , nothing certain but that ahead lay some kind of disaster .

Synonyms planning preparation provision Related Terms thinking agreement calculation premeditation applecart malice_aforethought plan

4. preparation [ n ] the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
Examples: "putting them in readiness" "their preparation was more than adequate"

Synonyms readiness preparation preparedness Related Terms state ready alert military ready unready

5. preparation [ n ] activity leading to skilled behavior

Synonyms training grooming preparation Related Terms activity exercise retraining discipline drill military_training athletic_training schooling skull_session train prepare coach

6. preparation [ n ] (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord
Examples: "the resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance"

Synonyms preparation Related Terms harmony music

7. preparation [ n ] the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Examples: "cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Synonyms cooking preparation cookery Related Terms change_of_state cookery braising frying baking poaching roasting broil percolation fusion_cooking boiling baking toasting tenderization seasoning fire cook bake toast simmer boil roast marinade broil barbecue can baste put_on concoct beat churn frost fry spice frizzle hibachi brown salt saute grill pepper try splat char dun microwave souse stuff egg dredge puree crumb overboil blanch shirr alcoholise dress whisk stew rice jug fricassee devil spatchcock pan_roast clarify braise corn reduce fillet spike brine caramelize flour butterfly truss bread mask season sauce boil_down cream ginger griddle deep-fat-fry fortify curry french-fry pan-fry squid precook whip_up stir_fry lard conserve steam pickle alcoholize ovenbake savor salt caramelize pressure-cook pan-broil challah Jewish_rye_bread bruise curry coddle Chinese_brown_sauce cook cook cook

8. preparation [ n ] preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

Synonyms prep preparation homework Related Terms school_assignment education

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