Definitions for "Preparation"
That which is prepared, made, or compounded by a certain process or for a particular purpose; a combination. Specifically: (a) Any medicinal substance fitted for use. (b) Anything treated for preservation or examination as a specimen. (c) Something prepared for use in cookery.
a substance prepared according to a formula
the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
The holding over of a note from one chord into the next chord, where it forms a temporary discord, until resolved in the chord that follows; the anticipation of a discordant note in the preceding concord, so that the ear is prepared for the shock. See Suspension.
(music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord; "the resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another disonance"
The act of preparing or fitting beforehand for a particular purpose, use, service, or condition; previous arrangement or adaptation; a making ready; as, the preparation of land for a crop of wheat; the preparation of troops for a campaign.
The state of being prepared or made ready; preparedness; readiness; fitness; as, a nation in good preparation for war.
That which makes ready, prepares the way, or introduces; a preparatory act or measure.
Accomplishment; qualification.
Preparation is an important first step when beginning any cleaning task in the restroom. Gathering the proper supplies and making certain the restroom is unoccupied before entering are two important preparation steps when cleaning restrooms.
The activity involved with the steps and equipment prior to the performance of the trick.
Keywords:  towner, carnegie, rehearsal, lady, joke
Every interview, whether job or informational improves upon rehearsal and practice. So does career changing. An old joke has an out-of-towner coming to New York who asks an old Jewish lady, How do you get to Carnegie hall? and she answers, practice, practice, practice.
The data-processing phase before rendering where texture data are loaded and area primitives with data are "surface parameterized" with texture coordinates per vertex.
Any activity that the source performs before rendering the data. For example, the drag item may require that the source create a secondary thread where the source rendering takes place. The system remains responsive to users so that they can do other tasks.
Movement of the blade or foot into the best position for an attack.
A skill that enhances your attacks for the next few seconds.
an action of blade, foot (or body) preparatory to an attack (but not part of the attack); it may be compound (two actions performed at the same time e.g. a step with an engagement) or double (two actions performed in succession)
the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
in the context of the selling process this is the work done by the sales person to research and plan the sales approach and/or sales call to a particular prospect or customer. Almost entirely without exception in the global history of selling, no call is adequately prepared for, and sales that fail to happen are due to this failing.
The process by which individuals, ships or units prepare for future military operations. For the RAN this includes the conduct of routine peacetime activities.
the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun"
activity leading to skilled behavior
A set of Subtissues, tissue types, and Cells being modelled under CESLab.
Keywords:  fleet, army
An army or fleet.
Keywords:  standardbreds, horse, rest, spell, race
The period of time that a horse races for. Standardbreds usually have a spell or rest before returning to the race track for their next preparation.
Camera work, stripping, platemaking, and other activities by a trade camera service or printer before press work begins. Also called prep.
a mission, not a business opportunity
Keywords:  outside, school, especially, work, home
preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)