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forest British & World English

A large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth

forest English Thesaurus

they came to a clearing in the forest

deer forest British & World English

An extensive area of wild forest reserved for the hunting of deer

forest fire British & World English

A large, destructive fire that spreads over a forest or area of woodland

forest fly British & World English

A bloodsucking European louse fly of wooded areas, attacking horses and other animals

forest tree British & World English

A large tree growing in or typical of those growing in a forest

high forest British & World English

Forest consisting of tall trees

New Forest British & World English

An area of heath and woodland in southern Hampshire. It has been reserved as Crown property since 1079, originally by William I as a royal hunting area, and is noted for its ponies

New Forest New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

area of heath and woodland in Hampshire

Black Forest British & World English

A hilly wooded region of SW Germany, lying to the east of the Rhine valley

cloud forest British & World English

A moist tropical or subtropical forest that is characterized by persistent low-level cloud

forest floor British & World English

The ground beneath the trees of a forest, consisting of roots, soil, and decomposing organic matter

Forest Hills British & World English

An affluent residential section of central Queens in New York City that is associated with the US Open in tennis, which was played here until 1978

forest ranger British & World English

A person in charge of patrolling and maintaining a forest and enforcing regulations

urban forest British & World English

A densely wooded area located in a city

gallery forest British & World English

A forest restricted to the banks of a river or stream

national forest British & World English

A large expanse of forest that is owned, maintained, and preserved by the federal government

De Forest, Lee British & World English

(1873–1961), American physicist and electrical engineer. He designed a triode valve that was crucial to the development of radio communication, television, and computers

forest management British & World English

The process of controlling the use or exploitation of forested land

Petrified Forest British & World English

A highland area in east central Arizona, noted for its agates and plant fossils, now a national park

Black Forest gateau British & World English

A chocolate sponge having layers of morello cherries or cherry jam and whipped cream and topped with chocolate icing

flame of the forest British & World English

A tropical tree which bears showy bright red flowers, in particular:

fruits of the forest British & World English

A mixture of different types of berry, typically used as a flavouring

Tongass National Forest British & World English

A preserve in southeastern Alaska, the largest US national forest, in the panhandle and on islands in the Alexander Archipelago, the focus of 1990s disputes over logging

reforest British & World English

Replant with trees; cover again with forest

rainforest British & World English

A luxuriant, dense forest rich in biodiversity, found typically in tropical areas with consistently heavy rainfall

be unable to see the wood for the trees British & World English

Fail to grasp the main issue because of over-attention to details

forestry worker British & World English

A person employed to plant, manage, and care for a forest

forest worker in forestry worker British & World English

A person employed to plant, manage, and care for a forest

buffalo British & World English

A heavily built wild ox with backward-curving horns, found mainly in the Old World tropics:

Black Forest cake in Black Forest gateau British & World English

A chocolate sponge having layers of morello cherries or cherry jam and whipped cream and topped with chocolate icing

forest or dwarf buffalo in buffalo British & World English

A heavily built wild ox with backward-curving horns, found mainly in the Old World tropics:

be unable to see the wood for the trees in wood British & World English

Fail to grasp the main issue because of over-attention to details


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