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06/11/2011

conservation

Filed under: Extra — anlactunay @ 11:47 AM

conservation [U]
1 the act of conserving; preservation.
2 the controlled use of a limited supply to prevent waste or loss: `Most people have come to accept the need for conservation if we are to ensure a supply of minerals, food, forests, etc for the future. CONSCRVADONIST [C] an active supporter of conservation (def 2)
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY [(the) U] tech – the scientific principle that the total amount of energy within the universe can never vary.
conservation of mass/matter [(the) U] tech – the scientific principle that the total mass within the universe can never vary.

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