Definition of Shelterbelt

1. Noun. Hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion.

Exact synonyms: Windbreak
Generic synonyms: Hedge, Hedgerow



Definition of Shelterbelt

1. Noun. A row of trees that acts as a windbreak ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shelterbelt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shelterbelt

shellshock
shellshocked
shellsuit
shellsuited
shellsuits
shellwork
shellworks
shelly
shelta
sheltas
shelter
shelter deck
shelter dog
shelter dogs
shelter tent
shelterbelt (current term)
shelterbelts
sheltered
sheltered workshop
sheltered workshops
shelterer
shelterers
sheltering
shelterless
sheltermate
sheltermates
shelters
shelterwood
sheltery
sheltie

Literary usage of Shelterbelt

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1. Evaluating Agri-Environmental Policies: Design, Practice and Results by SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"THE CANADIAN shelterbelt PROGRAM: ECONOMIC VALUATION OF BENEFITS Abstract Suren Kulshreshtha, Edward Knopf, John Kort, and Julie Grimard The shelterbelt ..."

2. Pamphlets on Silviculture (1918)
"The main body of the shelterbelt may be composed of any standard tree which ... A very good arrangement for the shelterbelt is to put the rows 9 feet apart ..."

3. Environment, Water Resources and Agricultural Policies: Lessons from China by China Nong ye bu (2006)
"... shelterbelt in Middle and Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River, Combating Water and Soil Erosion in the Upper reaches of the Yangtze River and Taihang ..."

4. Terms Used in Forestry and Logging by Society of American Foresters (1905)
"shelterbelt, n. Natural or artificial forest maintained as a protection from wind or ... A narrow shelterbelt in which true forest conditions do not exist, ..."

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