1. protective coloration coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators
  2. protective covering a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
  3. protective garment clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
  4. protective cover a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
  5. apatetic coloration coloring serving as natural camouflage
  6. reproductive cloning making a full living copy of an organism
  7. proliferation a rapid increase in number
  8. cryptic coloration coloring that conceals or disguises an animal's shape
  9. protectiveness a feeling of protective affection
  10. perspective a way of regarding situations or topics
  11. protective tariff a tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition
  12. department of corrections the department of local government that is responsible for managing the treatment of convicted offenders
  13. protective fold a flap of tissue that protects what it covers
  14. rectification the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
  15. productiveness the quality of being productive or having the power to produce
  16. aposematic coloration conspicuous coloration or markings of an animal serving to warn off predators
  17. objective the goal intended to be attained
  18. negative correlation a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
  19. protectively in a protective manner
  20. trading operations financial transactions at a brokerage