deforestation

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deforestation

[dē‚fär·ə′stā·shən]
(forestry)
The act or process of removing trees from or clearing aforest.

Deforestation

To cut down and clear away the trees or forests from an area.

deforestation

(programming)
A technique invented by Phil Wadler for eliminating intermediate data structures built and passed between composed functions in function languages.