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/ˈfôrəst/,/ˈfär-/,
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forests, plural;
  1. Cover (land) with forest; plant with trees
    • - a forested area
Noun
  1. A large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth
    • - a pine forest
    • - much of Europe was covered with forest
  2. A large number or dense mass of vertical or tangled objects
    • - a forest of connecting wires
  3. (in England) An area, typically owned by the sovereign and partly wooded, kept for hunting and having its own laws


  1. afforest: establish a forest on previously unforested land; "afforest the mountains"
  2. the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
  3. land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  4. (forested) covered with forest; "efforts to protect forested lands of the northwest"
  5. (forestry) the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber
  6. A forest (also called a wood, woodland, wold, weald, holt, frith or firth) is an area with a high density of trees. There are many definitions of a forest, based on the various criteria. These plant communities cover approximately 9. ...
  7. FOREST (an acronym for "Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco") is a United Kingdom political pressure group that campaigns for the right of people to smoke tobacco and opposes attempts to ban or reduce tobacco consumption. FOREST also disputes the health risks of smoking.
  8. Forest is the seventh album of pianist George Winston and his sixth solo piano album, released in 1994. It was reissued on Dancing Cat Records in 2008. The album won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best New Age Album. ...
  9. Forest (French, pronounced) or Vorst (Dutch, pronounced) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.
  10. In mathematics, more specifically graph theory, a tree is an undirected graph in which any two vertices are connected by exactly one simple path. In other words, any connected graph without cycles is a tree. A forest is a disjoint union of trees.
  11. Forest is a novel written by the award-winning Australian novelist, Sonya Hartnett. It was first published in 2001 in Australia by Viking.
  12. A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods; Any dense collection or amount; A defined area of land formerly set aside in England as a royal hunting ground; a disjoint union of trees; To cover an area with trees
  13. (forestation) All types of tree planting, whether conversion of open land or after a harvest.
  14. (Forested) Woody vegetation that is 6m tall or taller covering 30% or more of the area.
  15. (Forested) that tree species with an average height greater than 20 feet are the predominant vegetation present.
  16. (Forestry) A profession embracing the science, business, and art of creating, maintaining, and managing forested landscapes and their many component parts to produce consumptive and/or nonconsumptive outputs for use by humans or other species in a manner that does not cause ecosystem degradation.
  17. (Forestry) Applied science dealing with the growth and harvest of desirable trees.
  18. (Forestry) The art and science of managing forests to produce various products and benefits including timber, wildlife habitat, clean water, biodiversity and recreation.
  19. (Forestry) growing trees for timber or woodchips, etc. (e.g., pine plantations)
  20. (Forestry) means establishments engaged primarily in the operation of timber tracts, tree farms, forest nurseries and related activities.
  21. (Forestry) publishes refereed papers on all aspects of research, practice and policy that promote the sustainable development of forests, woodlands and trees. In considering suitability for publication attention is given to both the originality of contributions and their practical application. ...
  22. (“forestry”) is to be read in accordance with section 996,
  23. The Forestry sector on average contributes 1.3 percent of GDP. However, a decade ago, its contribution was around 1.6 percent of GDP, but began deteriorating rapidly from 1999 mainly due to large reduction in indigenous log production and pine pulpwood. ...
  24. (Forests) A forest is the grouping of multiple domain trees into a hierarchical structure. Domain trees in a forest have a common schema, configuration, and global catalog. Domains within the forest are linked by two-way transitive trust. ...
  25. (Forests) Any area covered with trees.