Definition of Clearcutting

1. Noun. A forestry practice in which most or all trees in a harvest area are cut down. ¹



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Definition of Clearcutting

1. clearcut [v] - See also: clearcut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clearcutting

clear up
clear view screen
clearable
clearage
clearages
clearance
clearance hole
clearance holes
clearance sale
clearances
clearcole
clearcreekite
clearcut
clearcutness
clearcuts
clearcutting (current term)
clearcuttings
cleardown
cleardowns
cleare
cleared
cleared out
clearedness
clearer
clearers
clearest
cleareyed
cleargie
clearheaded
clearheadedly

Literary usage of Clearcutting

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1. The Practice of Silviculture, with Particular Reference to Its Application by Ralph Chipman Hawley (1921)
"CHAPTER HI THE clearcutting METHOD Definition. — In the clearcutting method the area is cut clear. Reproduction is secured after the cutting either ..."

2. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"Strip clearcutting has been an effective means of employing the clearcut method in ... Strip clearcutting may become a part of a management regime over a ..."

3. Integrating Social Science & Ecosystem Management: A National Challenge by Linda Caldwell, Shela Mou (1999)
"Historical Context: National Forest Management Act Planning in the Ouachita National Forest cash rapidly, engaged in extensive clearcutting. ..."

4. Forest Management by Arthur Bernhard Recknagel, John Bentley (1919)
"The clearcutting Methods.* — All methods of natural reproduction from seed trees ... clearcutting methods, because of the difficulties and uncertainties in ..."

5. Conservation and Development of Nontimber Forest Products in the Pacific edited by Bettina Von Hagen, James F. Weigand, Rebecca McLain, Roger Fight (1998)
"Discusses the influence of clearcutting, thinning, afforestation with ... clearcutting results in the appearance of the economically significant false morel ..."

6. Rehabilitation of Degraded Tropical Forest Ecosystems: Workshop Proceedings ...by Shigeo Kobayashi by Shigeo Kobayashi (2001)
"RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Three methods of thinning together with clearcutting resulted in differences in gap size and light intensity. ..."

7. Silviculture: From the Crane of Forestry to Ecosystem Management edited by Louise H. Foley (1998)
"Under ecosystem management guidelines, clearcutting specifications will probably be modified so that only a small area, often just a few acres, ..."

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