rain forest

rain forest
Synonyms and related words:
afforestation, arboretum, boondocks, bush, bushveld, chase, climax forest, cloud forest, dendrology, forest, forest land, forest preserve, forestry, fringing forest, gallery forest, greenwood, hanger, index forest, jungle, jungles, national forest, palmetto barrens, park, park forest, pine barrens, primeval forest, protection forest, reforestation, scrub, scrubland, selection forest, shrubland, silviculture, sprout forest, stand of timber, state forest, timber, timberland, tree veld, virgin forest, wildwood, wood, woodland, woods

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  • rain forest — rain ,forest noun count or uncount * a forest in a tropical region of the world where it rains a lot. Rain forests are considered to be important environmental areas and many people want them to be protected by law: the Amazon rain forest areas… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rain forest — rain .forest rain|for|est [ˈreınfɔrıst US fo: , fa: ] n [U and C] a tropical forest with tall trees that are very close together, growing in an area where it rains a lot ▪ the destruction of the rain forest …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rain forest — n. a dense, evergreen forest having abundant rainfall throughout the year: also written rainforest n …   English World dictionary

  • rain forest — (n.) 1899, apparently a loan translation of Ger. Regenwald, coined by A.F.W. Schimper for his 1898 work Pflanzengeographie …   Etymology dictionary

  • rain forest — noun a forest with heavy annual rainfall • Syn: ↑rainforest • Hypernyms: ↑forest, ↑wood, ↑woods • Hyponyms: ↑temperate rain forest, ↑tropical rain forest, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rain forest — noun Date: 1903 1. a tropical woodland with an annual rainfall of at least 100 inches (254 centimeters) and marked by lofty broad leaved evergreen trees forming a continuous canopy called also tropical rain forest 2. temperate rain forest …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rain forest — noun (C) a tropical forest with tall trees that are very close together, growing in an area where it rains a lot: environmental groups campaigning against the destruction of the rain forest …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rain Forest Adventure Lodge — (Carrillo,Коста Рика) Категория отеля: Адрес: 5 km después del puente d …   Каталог отелей

  • rain forest — rain′ for est or rain′for est n. ecl a tropical forest, usu. of tall, densely growing, broad leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • Rain Forest Shrew — Taxobox name = Rain Forest Shrew status = DD | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Soricomorpha familia = Soricidae genus = Sylvisorex species = S. pluvialis binomial = Sylvisorex pluvialis… …   Wikipedia

  • rain forest biome — Biome Bi ome (b[imac] [=o]m), n. [Gr. bi os life.] 1. (Ecology) a specific type of complex ecological community characterized by specific environmental conditions and a distinctive group of plants and animals, maintained in a relatively stable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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