Science / Biology / Evolution: 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.

Other Words for Evolution

Evolution Adverb Synonyms: development, advance, growth, progress, progression, phylogeny, evolvement, developing, growing, evolving, formation, maturation, production

Mosaic Evolution

Science / Biology / Mosaic Evolution: A pattern of evolution where all features of an organism do not evolve at the same rate. Some characteristics are retained from the ancestral condition while others are more recently evolved. MORE

Divergent Evolution

Science / Biology / Divergent Evolution: The divergence of a single interbreeding population or species into two or more descendant species. MORE


Science / Astrology / Revolution: One complete orbit or cycle. In a natal chart, a planet's return to its natal degree upon completing a circuit of the map. MORE


Science / Biology / Macroevolution: The combination of events associated with the origin, diversification, extinction, and interactions of organisms which produced the species that currently inhabit the Earth. Large scale evolutionary c MORE

Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE)

Technology / Cell Phones / Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE): The final evolution of data communications within the GSM standard. Based on 8PSK modulation, EDGE provides 3G packet data throughput on GSM networks, and uses a new modulation scheme to enable data t MORE


Science / Biology / Microevolution: A small-scale evolutionary event such as the formation of a species from a preexisting one or the divergence of reproductively isolated populations into new species. MORE