preservatory

preservatory

(prɪˈzɜːvətərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. a preservative
2. a place in which people or things can be protected from moral or physical decay
3. US a room for preserving perishable foodstuffs
adj
tending to preserve
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Similarly, over the last twenty years, archives and other preservatory forms have widely become subjects of investigation in their own right.
More parodie is Shepherd's brief tract, Cautels preservatory concerning the preservation of the gods which are kept in the pyx, thought to be printed in 1548.
Importantly, those terms extend to the mid-sixteenth-century debate, and both the Play of the Sacrament and Shepherd's Cautels Preservatory participate in the same tradition of debate on the Eucharist, elements of which include drawing attention to the wafer's production as food as well as the contrasting of priests' and food laborers' productive work.
The Court shall have jurisdiction to determine preliminary issues and interlocutory applications in the original action within their jurisdiction and shall also have jurisdiction to determine any application connected with such action which the proper course of justice requires that it be heard with it, and they shall likewise have jurisdiction to make orders for expedited and preservatory procedures to be carried out in the State notwithstanding that they do not have jurisdiction in the original action .
In the opening sonnets, the poet seeks a preservatory that might evade decay and death, reaching a cobbled solution at the end of sonnet 17, where the poet's papers and the beloved's child dually preserve the beloved's beauty.
The simplified Chinese is a further evolution over the traditional Chinese, and is therefore less preservatory of the original meanings.
Cinema, the preservatory technology said to conquer finitude, is here engaged in its own struggles against the accelerating temporality of the frenetic montage that characterizes contemporary mass culture.
It shall be permissible to effect a preservatory arrest against a vessel by an order of the civil court having jurisdiction.