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clear-cutting

[′klir ‚kəd·iŋ]
(forestry)
Felling and removing all trees in a forest area.
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I can buy the club for PS10-15million, but it's got to be a clear-cut deal.
Until that point the Africans had dominated possession but were hampered by a woeful final ball which kept their clear-cut chances to a minimum.
At the end of each day, the walkers were to hold an informational potluck dinner to discuss the state plans to allow clear-cut logging.
From chip choices and controller interfaces to host applications, hosting, device drivers and more, clear-cut explanations and examples keep this weighty reference from bogging down, even for those not as advanced in programming or assembly.
If it wasn't clear-cut before, it'sabsolutely categorical now.
Like a sharp knife, which slices clean and straight, we make clear-cut decisions, but our rationale is often skewed, like a dull knife which can only hack and tear.
It was a warm day and I was sitting in my tree stand that I had placed by a clear-cut that overlooked blackberries and an old apple orchard.
Even though readers know from the very first pages that Allison is murdered that adds suspense and enjoyment to this exciting thriller because although it looks like everyone's motive are clear-cut, as the story progresses readers will see that things are not as they appear.
The distinction, while hardly clear-cut, is useful.
The people part of a PM's job has few clear-cut solutions.
It does not wrap up a case every hour, has no clear-cut heroes and few clear-cut villains, and is willing to explore the ways that life in the middle of a police hierarchy and life in the middle of a criminal syndicate might produce the same frustrations.
Working with members from Grassy Narrows, Christian Peacemakers littered the trendy harbor-front tourist haven with tree stumps and sawdust to resemble a clear-cut forest.