denudate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj denudate without the natural or usual covering "a bald spot on the lawn","bare hills"
    • v denudate lay bare "denude a forest"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Denudate To denude.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • denudate To strip; denude.
    • denudate In botany, deprived of covering, as of foliage or pubescence; naked; glabrate.
    • denudate In zoology, destitute of scales, hair, or other covering; nude: specifically, in entomology, said of the wings of Lepidoptera when they are clear in parts, appearing as if the scales had been rubbed off.
    • denudate In geology, denuded. See denudation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. denudatus, p. p. of denudare,. See Denude

Usage

In literature:

A most powerful geological denuding agent.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
To keep even such a force up in the field will require a strong, available reserve at home, of which we shall be quite denuded.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
Then the land so denuded can be done something with.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
The country has been absolutely denuded of horses.
"The Traitors" by E. Phillips (Edward Phillips) Oppenheim
Then the denuded Quabo would flounder convulsively in the air till it drowned.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
They were now denuded of nearly all such elegant wood-work.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
CHARLES LAMB once, while riding in company with a lady, descried a party denuded for swimming a little way off.
"The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun;" by Various
You would not denude England!
"Things as They Are" by Amy Wilson-Carmichael
He glanced round the denuded room.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
Wherever pornography manifests itself in a purely cynical way, denuded of all art, society can and should suppress it.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The boughs, twelve hours before, so luxuriously gorgeous, were half denuded of their foliage.
"Mabel's Mistake" by Ann S. Stephens
Yet denuded as it is, that is still well worth looking at.
"Frederic Lord Leighton" by Ernest Rhys
Birds, animals and insects shunned this fire-denuded area.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
This substitute should be soothing, and cover the denuded surface.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
These they found denuded of men, while from the courtyard and front of the keep were rising shouts and batterings, whereat Cathbarr chuckled.
"Nuala O'Malley" by H. Bedford-Jones
When Paul reached Athens he found a denuded Pantheon, a vacant Olympos, skies more empty still.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
The fact also of a very gradual and insensible elevation of land may explain many geological movements of denudation, on a grand scale.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
Subsequent denudation has removed the sedimentary covering and exposed the igneous core.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
The land for miles and miles around Brandy Station was almost level and entirely denuded of fences, the soldiers having used them for firewood.
"From Bull Run to Appomattox" by Luther W. Hopkins
There has been considerable denudation toward the west, the eastern tributaries of the Parana rising very near the coast.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
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In poetry:

Foot prints of the rain are here
That pit the sand with pox;
Denuding cliffs of powder dust,
Exposing scar-faced rocks
"Wupatki" by Norman MacLeod
What care these brutes if songs of rapture
From thrush and lark are no more heard?
What matter if their modes of capture
Denude the land of every bird?
"Bird Slaughter" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

It looked denuded without the picture of Jean-Claude, Asher, and their lost love, Julianna.
JPMorgan's Denuded County, Recession Watch, Reporting Rumors.
The sunsets are coming earlier now, the trees growing denuded of leaves.
Snow geese have denuded the vegetation.
The blast denuded 230 square miles of forest and sent 1.4 billion.
The blast denuded 230 square miles of forest and sent 1.4 billion cubic yards of ash 15 miles into the sky.
The Tisza River in Tiszakeszi, Hungary, where on a denuded stretch of land, trees will be planted to offset the carbon emissions of Vatican City.
After Double-crested Cormorants denuded parts of Island C eight years ago, the Caspian Terns found the bare ground appealing and began nesting there.
Even Mitt Romney, the likely GOP presidential nominee, denounced the denuded dip in Galilee.
Pine Ridge Fire denuded area.
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In science:

However, some efficient carrier-carrier thermalisation must be involved device operation, so that renormalisation of carrier energies can re-occupy energies which are denuded by extraction through the selective energy contacts.
Phononic engineering with nanostructures for hot carrier solar cells
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