What is preparation?

  • (noun): The state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action).
    Example: "Their preparation was more than adequate"
    Synonyms: readiness, preparedness
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on preparation:

Fund Administration
... funds income and expense accruals and the pricing of securities at current market value Preparation of semi-annual and annual reports to shareholders Maintenance and filing of the fund's financial books and records ...
Carvone - Preparation
... The biosynthesis of carvone is by oxidation of limonene. ...
Omed - Dosage Forms - Immediate Release Formulation
... In June 2004 the FDA approved an immediate release preparation of omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate that does not require an enteric coating ... This preparation employs sodium bicarbonate as a buffer to protect omeprazole from gastric acid degradation ... This combination preparation is marketed in the United States by Santarus under the brand name Zegerid ...
Burow's Solution
... Burow's solution is a pharmacological preparation made of aluminium acetate dissolved in water ... The preparation has astringent and antibacterial properties and is used to treat a number of skin conditions such as insect bites, rashes caused by poison ... Burow's solution is available over the counter as a generic preparation ...
Les Marmitons - The Monthly Event
... During preparation, the chef moves throughout the kitchen providing guidance to each team ... Team members for one course also have ample opportunity to learn the techniques and special preparation tips for the other courses ... Except for some final, finishing touches, the major preparation is completed by 830 and, accompanied by a wine that has been selected to complement or enhance each course, members sit to enjoy the fruits of ...

More definitions of "preparation":

  • (noun): The activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose.
    Synonyms: readying
  • (noun): The cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening.
    Synonyms: planning, provision
  • (noun): (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord.
    Example: "The resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another disonance"
  • (noun): The act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat.
    Example: "He left the preparation of meals to his wife"
    Synonyms: cooking, cookery
  • (noun): A substance prepared according to a formula.
    Synonyms: formulation
  • (noun): Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
    Synonyms: homework, prep

Famous quotes containing the word preparation:

    It’s sad but true that if you focus your attention on housework and meal preparation and diapers, raising children does start to look like drudgery pretty quickly. On the other hand, if you see yourself as nothing less than your child’s nurturer, role model, teacher, spiritual guide, and mentor, your days take on a very different cast.
    Joyce Maynard (20th century)

    With memory set smarting like a reopened wound, a man’s past is not simply a dead history, an outworn preparation of the present: it is not a repented error shaken loose from the life: it is a still quivering part of himself, bringing shudders and bitter flavours and the tinglings of a merited shame.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Living each day as a preparation for the next is an exciting way to live. Looking forward to something is much more fun than looking back at something—and much more constructive. If we can prepare ourselves so that we never have to think, “Oh, if I had only known, if I had only been ready,” our lives can really be the great adventure we so passionately want them to be.
    Hortense Odlum (1892–?)