Definition Of evolution

noun

a pattern of movements or maneuvers.

silk ribbons waving in fanciful evolutions

the extraction of a root from a given quantity.

the giving off of a gaseous product, or of heat.

The flash photolysis technique can be used to determine the time of evolution of the products of photodegradation.

the gradual development of something, especially from a simple to a more complex form.

the forms of written languages undergo constant evolution

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.

Most do believe that evolution works by natural selection on changes in organisms due to random changes in their DNA, and the evidence for this is overwhelming.


More Definitions

Example Of evolution

  • According to Lamarck, evolution occurs because organisms can inherit traits which have been acquired by their ancestors.

  • An unprecedented event in Taiwan's political history, the recount is part of the progressive and gradual evolution of democracy.

  • Anything done to usurp the development of our mental evolution will lead to the regression of man, the destruction of community and the eventual return to the law of the jungle.

  • As commonly interpreted, Darwinian evolution is a process by which the individuals less fit to survive the challenges of the environment are genetically weeded out.

  • As far as change being different from evolution, evolution is just change happening over time.


  • More Example