Definition of Clearcut

1. a. Having a sharp, distinct outline, like that of a cameo.

Definition of Clearcut

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of clear cut) ¹

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Definition of Clearcut

1. to cut a forest completely [v -CUT, -CUTTING, -CUTS]

Medical Definition of Clearcut

1. The removal, in a single cutting, of the entire stand of trees within a designated area. Stand regeneration is accomplished by planting the site or by natural seeding from adjacent stands. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clearcut

clear the decks
clear the throat
clear title
clear up
clear view screen
clearance hole
clearance holes
clearance sale
clearcut (current term)
cleared out

Literary usage of Clearcut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Improving Planting Stock Quality: The Humboldt Experience by James L. Jenkinson (1995)
"Unit: clearcut; E block of Drinkwater sale Planted: April 27, using planting hoes YO 371.45 78 Mixed conifer forest, Yolla Bolla RD, Shasta-Trinity NF; ..."

2. Assessing Public Concern for Landscape Quality: A Potential Model to by Arthur W Magill (1993)
"I concluded that the foreground clearcut was the cause of the spurious responses. ... For example, respondents who saw a clearcut might have reported a ..."

3. Silviculture: From the Crane of Forestry to Ecosystem Management edited by Louise H. Foley (1998)
"Only two live trees were left in the clearcut with any snags that could be salvaged during operations. The group selection harvests removed about one-third ..."

4. Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices: Compilation of Research on Their by Kathleen A. Seyedbagheri (1998)
"For the two clearcut units yarded with the Koller skyline, there was a small ... Concentration of disturbance in the numerous corridors of the clearcut unit ..."

5. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"Forest Management The extensive, clearcut logging done during the 1800's and early 1900's, together with trapping, decimated fisher populations all over the ..."

6. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"Treatments are: CC=clearcut only, residual trees remained; CC+CUT=CC plus manual cutting of residual trees; SC=shear and chop; SC+H=SC plus hexazinone; ..."

7. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"All successful nests were located >55 m (x = 166.3, и = 8 trees, se = 82.3) from an edge (road or clearcut), with the exception of the Nemah nest in ..."

8. Defining Social Acceptability in Ecosystem Management: A Workshop Proceeding edited by Mark W. Brunson, Linda E. Kruger, Catherine B. Tyler, Susan A. Schroeder (1997)
"When l was shown around l was always shown views that contained a number of different elements and ages of trees, a clearcut here, then a fifteen year old ..."

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