disforestation

disforestation
noun
the removal of trees
Syn: ↑deforestation
Derivationally related forms: ↑disforest, ↑deforest (for: ↑deforestation)
Hypernyms: ↑denudation, ↑stripping, ↑uncovering, ↑baring, ↑husking

* * *

noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Disforestation — Dis*for es*ta tion, n. The act of clearing land of forests. Daniel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disforestation — dis·forestation …   English syllables

  • 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 …  

  • 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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”