forest has definitions from the fields of botany,ecology
[ noun ] (botany) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area


woods wood

Used in print

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

A stream which has all_of its watershed within a national forest or other lands under good conservation practices is less likely to be affected by pollution than one passing_through unrestricted logging or past an industrial area .

Other natural features which can be of high interest are the forests , canyons , mountains , deserts , seacoast , beaches , sand_dunes , waterfalls , springs , etcetera with which the area is blessed .

For_instance , a site adjoining other publicly owned lands , such as a national forest or a public road , may be desirable , whereas a site next to an industrial plant might_not .

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

Under this program , property sales specialists in the Small_Business_Administration regional offices help small business_concerns to locate Federal property for_sale and insure that small firms have the opportunity to bid competitively for surplus personal and real_property and certain natural_resources , including timber from the national forests .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

And_then the Amen_corner took_hold , re-enacting a form of group_participation in worship that stemmed from years before the Greek_chorus , spreading down through the African forest , overseas to the West_Indies , and then here in Alabama .

[ noun ] (ecology) land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Used in print

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

The U._S._Forest_Service cares for hundreds of thousands of campers in its 149 National Forests and is increasing its facilities steadily .

(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)

He is driven back by his yearning to the wintry homeland of his fathers in the forest of Tiveden '' .

[ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 817
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4727
[ verb ] establish a forest on previously unforested land




"afforest the mountains"