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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.
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It's the shift from member to disciple, it's the shift from parish institution to missional church," DeForest said.
DeForest said auger boring had not been widely used in Saskatchewan.
26 to 29, 2009, DeForest convened "Framework for Our Future 2.
To determine how to go about achieving these goals, Deforest plant management called M&A Railroad and Electric Supply of Louisville, KY.
The great ape's forest habitat is rapidly diminishing because logging companies deforest vast areas to collect wood to sell.
Delivered in just 7 months on a tight, 70X85-foot site at the foot of the DeForest Dam, the fast-track project doubled the 39-year-old plant's capacity to 20 mgd, thanks primarily to the first American application of space-saving AquaDAF treatment technology.
DeForest, WI, and Advanced Cell Technology, Worcester, MA, it does not want the companies cloned animals to be eaten just yet.
ACTOR Deforest Kelly, - Dr Leonard "Bones" McCoy of Star Trek - has died at 79.
When the American Civil War broke out, DeForest organized a company of New Haven volunteers and served as captain in several Union campaigns.
It is unfortunate for them, but their team will still be ready for us," defensive end DeForest Buckner said.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that DeForest McDuff, Ph.
Craig DeForest, lead author of an Astrophysical Journal article released online yesterday.