1. theory of evolution (biology) a scientific theory of the origin of species of plants and animals
  2. resolution a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
  3. revolution a single complete turn
  4. Glorious Revolution the revolution against James II
  5. Chinese Revolution the republican revolution against the Manchu dynasty in China; 1911-1912
  6. revelation the act of making something evident
  7. Bloodless Revolution the revolution against James II
  8. green revolution the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity
  9. disinflation a reduction of prices intended to improve the balance of payments
  10. dissolution separation into component parts
  11. Teresa of Avila Spanish mystic and religious reformer
  12. Rooseveltian of or relating to or like or in the manner of Franklin Roosevelt
  13. thermal pollution harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them
  14. Russian Revolution the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
  15. theorisation the production or use of theories
  16. irresolution the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
  17. thermocoagulation congealing tissue by heat (as by electric current)
  18. high-resolution producing images that are sharp and finely detailed
  19. desolation sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
  20. evolution sequence of events involved in the development of a species