from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Distinctly and sharply defined or outlined.
- adj. Not ambiguous; clear and obvious. See Synonyms at apparent.
- adj. Having been logged by clear-cutting.
- transitive v. To remove all of the trees in (a tract of timber) at one time.
- intransitive v. To log an area by removing all of the trees at one time.
- n. A tract of timberland that has been clear-cut.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of clear cut.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a sharp, distinct outline, like that of a cameo.
- adj. Concisely and distinctly expressed.
- adj. Distinct and unambiguous; unquestionable.
- transitive v. To cut (a region of forest) clear of all trees. It is a method used for efficiently logging a portion of forest, but often has undesirable effects on the environment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Formed with clear, sharp, or delicately defined outlines, as if by cutting, as opposed to molding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having had all the trees removed at one time
- adj. clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
- adj. clearly or sharply defined to the mind
- v. remove all the trees at one time
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