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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The restoration (replanting) of a dense growth of trees that had been reduced by fire or cutting.

Usage examples (16)
  • · Timber is renewable and at least secondary species are available in all but the most arid regions, provided that re-afforestation is well planned and implemented.
  • · Conservation of forest resources by comprehensive long-term re-afforestation programs, and use of fast growing timber varieties and forestry by-products, thus also...
  • The natural resources ministry over the weekend inked a deal with the Malawi army for soldiers to be deployed to protect 16 of the country's prime forest reserves and step up...
  • Since timber cannot be completely replaced by other materials, it shall long remain one of the most important building materials, and hence great efforts are required to... for more
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