shelterbelt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shelterbelt hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion
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Usage


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With attractive flowers and high fruit production, exotic bush honeysuckle s were introduced from Eastern Asia and promoted for use in shelterbelts, wildlife habitat improvement, and landscaping.
The must-haves include bales , a protein, water and a shelterbelt or windbreak, he said.
The fast-growing juniper trees that once contributed to protective shelterbelts across the wind-ravaged plains have increasingly become a curse.
However, the dense woody habitat of coniferous farmstead shelterbelts is the key to survival in most severe winters when wetlands are filled with snow and native grasses are flattened by ice.
As the summer musicals blossom in the burbs and comic book characters pack onomatopoetic punches at the Shelterbelt, the Circle Theater asks the question, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf .
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