Conservation vs Transformation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between conservation and transformation

is that conservation is the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation while transformation is .

conservation

Noun

  • The act of preserving, guarding, or protecting; the keeping (of a thing) in a safe or entire state; preservation.
  • Wise use of natural resources.
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  • (biology) The discipline concerned with protection of biodiversity, the environment, and natural resources
  • (biology) Genes and associated characteristics of biological organisms that are unchanged by evolution, for example similar or identical nucleic acid sequences or proteins in different species descended from a common ancestor
  • (culture) The protection and care of cultural heritage, including artwork and architecture, as well as historical and archaeological artifacts
  • (physics) lack of change in a measurable property of an isolated physical system (conservation of energy, mass, momentum, electric charge, subatomic particles, and fundamental symmetries)
  • Derived terms

    * anticonservation * anticonservationist * conservational

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    transformation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of transforming or the state of being transformed.
  • A marked change in appearance or character, especially one for the better.
  • (mathematics) The replacement of the variables in an algebraic expression by their values in terms of another set of variables; a mapping of one space onto another or onto itself; a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system.
  • (linguistics) A rule that systematically converts one syntactic form into another; a sentence derived by such a rule.
  • (genetics) The alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another, especially if pathogenic.
  • (politics, South Africa) Ideologically driven government policy - becoming more conformant with socialist and African nationalist groupthink.
  • Synonyms

    * metamorphosis * transmogrification * transmutation * transfiguration

    Derived terms

    * transformational