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Definizione monolingua evolution



evolution (plural evolutions)

  1. (general) gradual directional change especially one leading to a more advanced or complex form; growth; development
    • 1976, Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene:
      There are some examples of cultural evolution in birds and monkeys, but […] it is our own species that really shows what cultural evolution can do.
    • 2005, Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth:
      Suffering has a noble purpose: the evolution of consciousness and the burning up of the ego.
  2. (biology) The change in the genetic composition of a population over successive generations.
    1976, Richard Dawkins, The Selfish Gene:
    [Some books have] made the erroneous assumption that the important thing in evolution is the good of the species (or the group) rather than the good of the individual (or the gene).
  3. (mathematics) The extraction of a root from a quantity.
  4. (military) One of a series of ordered movements.
  5. (dance, sports) A turning movement of the body.
    1869, Anon., Miss Langleys Will:
    It was a critical instant: the pirouette -- it would fail, she feared. … the rapid whirl achieved in exact time, the whole evolution executed to perfection.
    1825, Theodore Edward Hook, Sayings and Doings: Passion and principle:
    … as he beheld the tenfold pirouette of a lovely girl, which presented to the public eye the whole of her form and figure; … to praise the dexterity and ease with which the unfortunate and degraded creature had performed the ungraceful evolution, the only merit of which, is the gross exposition of person, at which modesty shudders …
    1863, Knightley Willia Horlock, The master of the hounds:
    ""Look now, that pirouette -- my stars! how Beauchamp would stare to see his darling perform such an evolution!""
    1869, William Clarke, The boys own book:
    By this operation each foot will describe an arc or segment of a circle. … This evolution is performed sometimes on one foot, sometimes on the other …

Definizione italiano>inglese evolution

  general: a gradual process of development
  biology: change in the genetic composition of a population over time
  The biological theory or process whereby species of plants and animals change with the passage of time so that their descendants differ from their ancestors, i.e. development from earlier forms by hereditary transmission of slight variations in successive generations.
  A gradual process of development, formation, or growth, especially, one leading to a more advanced or complex form.

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

evoluzione ,sviluppo ,svolgimento

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