preservative[ pri-zur-vuh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF preservative
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRESERVATIVE
It was told to me as a preservative against the danger of loving her.
Bodies in the dissecting-rooms are injected with preservative fluid.
I took that body along, encased in the Martian preservative, solidifex.
Indeed, the preservative virtues of the cold struck me with astonishment.
As an example of the action of lime as a preservative of lumber.
Men, as well as masters, lay the "preservative" on as thickly as they can.
Gravity is but the rind of wisdom; but it is a preservative rind.
The latter is a carrier of potash, and is a preservative of nitrogen.
Printing has been aptly termed the —— preservative of all other ——s.
When they are mummified, it is merely owing to the preservative action of the salt in the soil, not to any process of embalming.