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/ˌevəˈlo͞oSHən/,
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evolutions, plural;
  1. The process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth

  2. The gradual development of something, esp. from a simple to a more complex form
    • - the forms of written languages undergo constant evolution
  3. The giving off of a gaseous product, or of heat

  4. A pattern of movements or maneuvers
    • - silk ribbons waving in fanciful evolutions
  5. The extraction of a root from a given quantity


  1. development: a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
  2. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
  3. (evolutionary) of or relating to or produced by evolution; "evolutionary biology"
  4. (evolve) work out; "We have developed a new theory of evolution"
  5. (evolve) undergo development or evolution; "Modern man evolved a long time ago"
  6. (evolve) develop: gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
  7. Evolution (also known as biological, genetic or organic evolution) is the change in the inherited traits of a population of organisms through successive generations. ...
  8. Evolution is an advertising campaign launched by Unilever in 2006 as part of its Dove Campaign for Real Beauty, to promote the newly created Dove Self-Esteem Fund. The centre of the Unilever campaign is a 75-second spot produced by Ogilvy & Mather in Toronto, Canada. ...
  9. Evolution is an album by R&B group Boyz II Men, released in September 1997. It is their final album released on Motown Records.
  10. Evolution is the sixth album by electro-industrial duo Decoded Feedback, the fourth full-length CD, and the third released on Germany's Zoth Ommog record label.
  11. Evolution is an original novel written by John Peel and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. features the Fourth Doctor and Sarah.
  12. This was sold in VHS and DVD format separately from Ayumi Hamasaki's 20th Evolution single, the track was used for Kose Visee Mascara Ad featuring Ayumi herself.
  13. gradual directional change especially one leading to a more advanced or complex form; growth; development; The change in the genetic composition of a population over successive generations; The extraction of a root from a quantity; One of a series of ordered movements; A turning movement of ...
  14. (evolve) To move in regular procession through a system; To develop
  15. (Evolutions) is a title that features stand-alone, out-of-continuity tales from rotating creative teams. Chuck Dixon wrote the first four-part series "Hearts of Steel", revolving around steam-powered Transformers on Earth in the 19th Century, with art by former Dreamwave artist Guido Guidi. ...
  16. (evolve) to develop gradually (Nov/Dec. 2010)
  17. ("Evolve") by XWA Productions (XWA)
  18. (EVOLVE) to change physically or behaviorally through successive generations until a new species develops
  19. (Evolve) Work out / develop the physical model equations. Usually, small steps in time are taken, the new state of the system is calculated from the previous state.
  20. (Evolve) build, modify and support growth of the system ideas in the code
  21. (Evolve) to change to meet the needs of the changing environment
  22. The process of spiritualization of matter; the way back to the Source. The casting aside of the veils of delusion and illusion leading eventually to cosmic consciousness.
  23. The process by which all forms of plant and animal life change slowly over time because of slight variations in the genes that one generation passes down to the next.
  24. Multiple sequence alignments can reveal patches on a protein surface that are conserved to maintain their functions. The easiest and most sophisticated method to visualize conserved surface patches is with the ConSurf Server. ...
  25. 1) The change in life over time by adaptation, variation, over-reproduction, and differential survival/reproduction, a process referred to by Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace as natural selection. 2) Descent with modification.