evolution

suomi-englanti sanakirja

evolution englannista suomeksi

  1. kehittyminen

  2. evoluutio, kehitys

  1. Substantiivi

  2. evoluutio, kehitys, muutos

  3. evoluutio|f

evolution englanniksi

  1. ''A change of position.''

  2. A manoeuvre of troops or ships. (defdate)

  3. (RQ:Smollett Peregrine Pickle).

  4. *1779, (w), ''Journals & Letters'', Penguin 2001, p. 117:

  5. Major Holroyd, who acted as the General, was extremely polite, and attentive, and came to us between every evolution, to explain and talk over the manoeuvres.
  6. A turning movement, especially of the body. (defdate)

  7. (RQ:Smollett Peregrine Pickle) taking up his wand, waved it around his head in a very mysterious motion, with a view of intimidating these forward visitants, who, far from being awed by this sort of evolution, became more and more obstreperous (..).

  8. 1869, Anon., ''Miss Langley's Will'':

  9. 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.
  10. 1825, Theodore Edward Hook, ''Sayings and Doings: Passion and principle'':

  11. … 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 
  12. 1863, Knightley Willia Horlock, ''The master of the hounds'':

  13. "Look now, that pirouette -- my stars! how Beauchamp would stare to see his darling perform such an evolution!"
  14. 1869, William Clarke, ''The boy's own book'':

  15. 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 …
  16. A turned or twisted shape; an involution, a complex or intricate shape. (defdate)

  17. *1791, (w), ''Life of Samuel Johnson'', Oxford 2008, p. 298:

  18. ‘It is not in the showy evolutions of buildings, but in the multiplicity of human habitations which are crouded together, that the wonderful immensity of London consists.’
  19. ''An unfolding.''

  20. The act or process of unfolding or opening out; the progression of events in regular succession. (defdate)

  21. *1801, (w), ''Zoonomia'':

  22. The world might have been gradually produced from very small beginnings rather than by a sudden evolution of the whole by the Almighty fiat.
  23. The opening out of a curve; now more generally, the gradual transformation of a curve by a change of the conditions generating it. (defdate)

  24. The extraction of a root from a given power. (defdate)

  25. The act or an instance of giving off gas; emission. (defdate)

  26. ''Process of development.''

  27. Development; the act or result of developing what was implicit in an idea, argument etc. (defdate)

  28. (ux)

  29. 2005, (w), ''(w)'':

  30. Suffering has a noble purpose: the evolution of consciousness and the burning up of the ego.
  31. A process of gradual change in a given system, subject, product etc., especially from simpler to more complex forms. (defdate)

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  33. 1976, (w), ''(w)'':

  34. 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.
  35. The transformation of animals, plants and other living things into different forms (now understood as a change in genetic composition) by the accumulation of changes over successive generations. (defdate)

  36. (quote-book)|volume=2|page=543|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33224|passage=(..)and thus (w) was inclined to assert the priority of the types of marine animals to those of the terrestrial, so as to fancy, for example, that the testacea of the ocean existed first, until some of them, by gradual evolution, were improved into those inhabiting the land.

  37. 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).
  38. {{quote-journal|en|year=2013|month=May-June|author=Katrina G. Claw

  39. evolution; development

  40. evolution