|n.||1.||The act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or decay; security; safety; |
|Noun||1.||preservation - the activity of protecting something from loss or danger|
|2.||preservation - the condition of being (well or ill) preserved|
|3.||preservation - a process that saves organic substances from decay|
|4.||preservation - an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change|
PRESERVATION. keeping safe from harm; avoiding injury. This term always
presupposes a real or existing danger.
2. A jettison, which is always for the preservation of the remainder of the cargo, must therefore be made only when there is a real danger existing. See Average; Jettison.