Disforestation
Disforestation Dis*for`es*ta"tion, n. The act of clearing land of forests. --Daniel. [1913 Webster]

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  • disforestation — dis·forestation …   English syllables

  • disforestation — noun the removal of trees • Syn: ↑deforestation • Derivationally related forms: ↑disforest, ↑deforest (for: ↑deforestation) • Hypernyms: ↑denudation, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • deforestation — noun 1. the state of being clear of trees • Derivationally related forms: ↑deforest • Hypernyms: ↑environmental condition 2. the removal of trees • Syn: ↑disforestation • Derivationa …   Useful english dictionary

  • disforest — /dɪsˈfɒrəst/ (say dis foruhst) verb (t) → deforest. –disforestation /dɪsˌfɒrəsˈteɪʃən/ (say dis.foruhs tayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • baring — noun the removal of covering • Syn: ↑denudation, ↑stripping, ↑uncovering, ↑husking • Derivationally related forms: ↑husk (for: ↑husking), ↑strip …   Useful english dictionary

  • denudation — noun the removal of covering • Syn: ↑stripping, ↑uncovering, ↑baring, ↑husking • Derivationally related forms: ↑husk (for: ↑husking), ↑strip …   Useful english dictionary

  • disforest — v.tr. Brit. = DISAFFOREST. Derivatives: disforestation n …   Useful english dictionary

  • husking — noun the removal of covering • Syn: ↑denudation, ↑stripping, ↑uncovering, ↑baring • Derivationally related forms: ↑husk, ↑strip (for: ↑stripping) …   Useful english dictionary

  • stripping — noun the removal of covering • Syn: ↑denudation, ↑uncovering, ↑baring, ↑husking • Derivationally related forms: ↑husk (for: ↑husking), ↑strip, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncovering — noun 1. the removal of covering • Syn: ↑denudation, ↑stripping, ↑baring, ↑husking • Derivationally related forms: ↑husk (for: ↑husking), ↑st …   Useful english dictionary

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