Noun(1) a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
Adjective(1) tending or having the power to preserve
(1) Similarly, embalming, which replaces the blood with a preservative fluid, is ill-advised.(2) Yesterday I did suggest that we could look for the foods with the highest preservative content and just eat those.(3) As I said, preservative processes are always partly constructive processes.(4) The education seminar comes following recent inspections at the markets whereby vendors were found to be using excessive amounts of preservative substances to keep their products looking fresh.(5) Scientists were zapping cans of horse meat with high radiation, trying to establish the preservative value of food irradiation.(6) American shipwrights would come to understand that it could be soaked in brine and made workable, and it soon became apparent that salt water had a tremendous preservative effect on the wood.(7) He treated the bodies with a preservative mixture of peanut oil and resin; and, although the remains still shriveled like raisins, they retained their human features.(8) She will then be able to be seen properly by visitors to the Historic Dockyard, who at present must view her through glass screens and often through a preservative mist.(9) Doesn't their shape have a preservative effect?(10) Add any floral preservative you use, plus a few drops of bleach.(11) Other types are not recommended because they can rust and disintegrate, or react adversely with the natural preservative oils present in some wood.(12) In both cases doctors only have about 30 minutes after the heart stops beating to safeguard organs, by pumping a preservative fluid into the body, before it starts to degenerate.(13) The Jews would have been familiar with the preservative effects of salt.(14) Frequent applications of preservative treatments will extend its life span.(15) All this was testimonial to the preservative powers of cold, clear water.(16) While I'm a relative fan of meat, sausages tend to be stacked with salt, and also may contain preservative chemicals which have been linked with an increased risk of cancer.
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