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deforest US English

Clear (an area) of forests or trees

De Forest, Lee US English

(1873–1961), US physicist and electrical engineer. He designed a triode valve that was crucial to the development of radio communication, television, and computers. De Forest successfully transmitted a live broadcast in 1910

Humphrey DeForest Bogart in Bogart, Humphrey US English

(1899–1957), US actor; full name Humphrey DeForest Bogart. His role on stage as a ruthless gangster in The Petrified Forest was repeated in the movie of 1936. His other movies include Casablanca (1942), The Big Sleep (1946), and The African Queen (1951)