Forest

Terrestrial ecosystem (biome) with enough average annual precipitation (at least 76 centimeters or 30 inches) to support growth of various species of trees and smaller forms of vegetation.

forest

large area of land that is covered by trees and undergrowth

Forest

A collection of one or more trees - see Tree (1).

forest

[n] - land that is covered with trees and shrubs 2. [n] - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
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Forest

For'est noun [ Old French forest , French forêt , Late Latin forestis , also, forestus , forestum , foresta , prop., open ground reserved for the chase, from Latin foris , foras , out of doors, abroad. See Foreign .] 1. An ext...
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Forest

For'est adjective Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. Forest fly . (Zoology) (a) One of numerous species of blood-sucking flies, of the family Tabanidæ , which attack both men and beasts. See Horse fly . (b) A fly of the genus Hippobosc...
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Forest

For'est transitive verb To cover with trees or wood.
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forest

1. <ecology> An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated. ... 2. A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but d...
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forest

wood noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
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Forest

• (a.) Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan. • (v. t.) To cover with trees or wood. • (n.) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated. • (n.) A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, be...
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Forest

county, northwestern Pennsylvania, U.S. It consists of a hilly region on the Allegheny Plateau drained by the Allegheny and Clarion rivers and ...
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forest

complex ecological system in which trees are the dominant life form.[29 related articles]
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Forest

Forest is a English boy name. The meaning of the name is `keeps the forest` Where is it used? The name Forest is mainly used In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Forrest ( In English) Forest doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The last time Forest appeared In the top-1000 was 13 years ago, In 1995. It ranked #749 In that year. . 1...
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forest

forest 1. A dense growth of trees, plants, and underbrush covering a large area. 2. Something that resembles a large, dense growth of trees, as in density, quantity, or profusion: 'New York is a forest of skyscrapers.' 3. A defined area of land formerly set aside in England as a royal hunting ground. 4. Usually considered a learned borrowing fro...
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Forest

Ecosystem dominated by trees. Major forest biomes include tropical evergreen forest, tropical savanna, deciduous forest, and boreal forest.
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forest

An area incorporating all living and non-living components that is dominated by trees usually with a single stem and a mature or potentially mature stand height exceeding five metres. The existing or projected foliage cover of over storey strata should be equal to or greater than 30 percent
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forest

forest, a dense growth of trees, together with other plants, covering a large area of land. The science concerned with the study, preservation, and management of forests is forestry. A forest is an ecosystem—a community of plants and animals interacting with one another and with the physical e...
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Forest

Forest is a term properly applied to an extensive woodland or to a large tract of mingland woodland and open uncultivated land. In English law, a forest was a territory privileged for game generally belonging to the sovereign and set aside for his recreation.
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forest

Click images to enlargeArea where trees have grown naturally for centuries, instead of being logged at maturity (about 150–200 years). A natural, or old-growth, forest has a multistorey canopy and includes young and very old trees (this gives the canopy its range of heights). There are also fallen trees contribut...
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Forest

[painting] Forest is a painting (c. 1902–1904) by French painter Paul Cézanne. An oil on canvas, it represents a wooded area close to Aix-en-Provence. It is currently in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada. ...
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FOREST

FOREST (short for `Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco`) is a United Kingdom political pressure group which campaigns against tobacco control activity. It has been primarily dependent upon tobacco industry funding since its establishment in 1979. ==Early history== In 1978, Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris a.....
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Forest

[disambiguation] A forest is a large area covered by trees. Forest may also refer to: ==People== ==Places== ===United States=== ==Sports== ==Music== ==Other uses== ...
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Forest

Forests (also referred to as a wood or the woods) are communities of living organisms characterized by the presence of trees that have symbiotic relationships with each other and the physical environment. The trees of a forest constitute the larger part of their biomass. Different cultures have varying definitions of what a forest may be, in terms...
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forest

vegetation dominated by trees with single trunks (including closely arranged trees with or without an understorey of shrubs and herbs).
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forest

land with a canopy cover greater than 30%.
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