preservability
noun see preserve I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • preservability — See preserve. * * * …   Universalium

  • preservability — n. ability to be preserved; quality of being preservable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preservability — preservabilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑preserve …   Useful english dictionary

  • preserve — I. verb (preserved; preserving) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin praeservare, from Late Latin, to observe beforehand, from Latin prae + servare to keep, guard, observe more at conserve Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to keep… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meme — For other uses, see Meme (disambiguation). A meme (  /ˈmiː …   Wikipedia

  • preserver — See preservability. * * * …   Universalium

  • preservation — [prez΄ər vā′shən] n. 〚ME < MFr < ML praeservatio〛 a preserving or being preserved * * * See preservability. * * * …   Universalium

  • preservable — See preservability. * * * …   Universalium

  • geochronology — geochronologic /jee oh kron l oj ik/, geochronological, adj. geochronologist, n. /jee oh kreuh nol euh jee/, n. the chronology of the earth, as based on both absolute and relative methods of age determination. [1890 95; GEO + CHRONOLOGY] * * *… …   Universalium

  • preserve — preservable, adj. preservability, n. preservation /prez euhr vay sheuhn/, n. preserver, n. /pri zerrv /, v., preserved, preserving, n. v.t. 1. to keep alive or in existence; make lasting: to preserve our liberties as free citizens …   Universalium

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