Definition of forestry in English:


Line breaks: for|est¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈfɒrɪstri


[mass noun]
  • 1The science or practice of planting, managing, and caring for forests.
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    • Support measures for forestry extend from planting to downstream processing.
    • It almost requires a background in botany, forestry, or ecology to follow some of the passages.
    • There he earned a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries Biology, and a minor in forestry.
    forest management, forest planting, forest cultivation, tree growing, forestation, afforestation, agroforestry; woodcraft, woodsmanship
  • 1.1Country covered by forests.
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    • Starting at noon, the walkers took to the nine-mile trek through the local snow covered forestry.
    • From the forest came the aura of flames, the roar of forestry engulfed in fire and the crackle of burning leaves.
    • The mystery fire was sparked close to O'Keeffe's shop and it quickly spread to hundreds of acres of forestry in the area.

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