Directed Evolution

Science / Genetics / Directed Evolution: A laboratory process used on isolated molecules or microbes to cause mutations and identify subsequent adaptations to novel environments.

Other Words for Evolution

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


Entertainment / Bowling / Revolutions: The number of times the ball rolls over its circumference from when it is released until it contacts the pins; as a rule, more is better. However, it is also commonly referred to as the number of time 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

Parallel Evolution

Science / Biology / Parallel Evolution: The development of similar characteristics in organisms that are not closely related (not part of a monophyletic group) due to adaptation to similar environments and/or strategies of life. MORE

Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)

Technology / Motors / Revolutions Per Minute (RPM): The number of times per minute the shaft of the motor (machine) rotates. This is a function of design and the power supply. MORE

Self-Directed IRA

Business / Finance / Self-Directed IRA: An IRA that the account holder can after appointing a custodian manager to carry out investment instructions. MORE

Solar Return, Solar Revolution

Science / Astrology / Solar Return, Solar Revolution: A horoscope erected for the exact time in a given year when the transiting Sun reaches the same position it held in the natal horoscope; used to project conditions for the year of interest. MORE