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- n. One who preserves.
- n. A life preserver
- n. A person who refinishes furniture.
- n. A person who prepares preserves of fruit or preserved meats.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, preserves, saves, or defends, from destruction, injury, or decay; esp., one who saves the life or character of another.
- n. One who makes preserves of fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person or thing that preserves; one who or that which saves or guards from injury, destruction, or waste; a savior; a preservative.
- n. One who makes preserves, as of fruit, etc.
- n. One who preserves game for sport.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cook who preserves fruits or meat
- n. a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
- n. someone who keeps safe from harm or danger
- n. rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
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And a life preserver is absolutely necessary until you are safely out of the ocean and back aboard “the good ship private sector.”
"I hope my preserver is not hurt?" inquired the stranger.
These giant serpents originated the widely spread notions which typified the deluge and all destructive agents under the form of a dragon or monster serpent; hence, the dragon temples always near water, in Asia, Africa, and Britain; for example, at Abury, in Wiltshire; a symbol of the ark is often associated with the dragon as the preserver from the waters
• Deliver the Invitation to Change -- Invite your loved one to grab the preserver, that is, take actions necessary for change to begin
The rare statues represent a deity known as the preserver of the universe and were selected from five state-run museums after an agreement between the French Embassy and the government's cultural affairs ministry.
He is powerful beyond anything I have ever encountered, and my being a preserver, that is a considerable statement.
By shifting into Ereignis, Dasein becomes who Dasein is, namely the preserver of being's appropriating forth-throw, one who preserves the openness by projecting, i.e., opening it.
Thus Dasein becomes who Dasein already is, namely the preserver of the thrown projection.
This is the record of a trip which the author took with Buffalo Jones, known as the preserver of the American bison, across the Arizona desert and of a hunt in "that wonderful country of deep cañons and giant pines."
I am more ambitious to be called the preserver than the destroyer of the Holy See.