Definition of Preserving

1. Verb. (present participle of preserve) ¹



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Definition of Preserving

1. preserve [v] - See also: preserve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preserving

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preservationist
preservationists
preservations
preservative
preservatives
preservatories
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preserve
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preservers
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preserving (current term)
preses
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presettlement
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preshape
preshaped

Literary usage of Preserving

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1858)
"From the well known preservative nature of arsenic, it would be effectual for preserving timber, but its use is attended with much danger. ..."

2. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... exceedingly pleased with Sir Thomas's good opinion, and saying scarcely anything, he did his best towards preserving that good opinion a little longer. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(l) Distracted with the care, not of acquiring, but of preserving an empire, oppressed with age and infirmities, careless of fame,(2) and satiated with ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"U. 8., BOOK 32. for preserving meats during transportation and storage. ... The claim is as follows: "The herein-described process of preserving meat during ..."

5. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1915)
"SOME EXPERIMENTS IN preserving EGGS IN WATERGLASS ANNIE L. WING For the last ten years I have been preserving eggs in waterglass with satisfaction and ..."

6. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1838)
"If it be convenient to take the whole plant with its root,'flowers and parts of fructification entire and perfect, the most effectual way of preserving it, ..."

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