Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Richardson & Wrench Former interior designer Jane Marshall and her husband Peter built their dream home eight years ago amid a rain-forest remnant.

    Australian Country Estate

  • With its refineries at peak production, at times during the afternoon Lord's seemed transformed into a vast urine-conversion plant or alcohol-extraction facility, some thickly-creatured rain-forest photosynthesising high-priced drunkenness into the London skies.

    Sozzled - how English cricket got lost in drink | Barney Ronay

  • Aveda's two-decade partnership with the Yawanaw√° is among the longest running tests of the idea that big firms can profit and also help the planet through business relationships with rain-forest villages, empowering them to protect their land.

    Skin-Deep Gains for Amazon Tribe

  • Ben & Jerry's stopped making "Rainforest Crunch" ice cream in 1997 after it surfaced that Brazil nuts in the dessert weren't actually coming from its rain-forest partners, who couldn't meet supply needs.

    Skin-Deep Gains for Amazon Tribe

  • The Las Vegas Natural History Museum lacks both the scale of the Science Museum in London and the comprehensiveness of Tring, and yet my 10-year-old self would still have loved its stuffed polar bear, its tanks of live sharks and snakes and its interactive dinosaur exhibit and rain-forest.

    Paul Carr: The Strip Diary, Day Thirty: The Las Vegas Natural History Museum Has Outlived Liberace

  • The image of the reckless multinational company bribing public officials, paving through rain-forest, dumping chemical waste, and razing villages is, fortunately, becoming a thing of the past -- not that it cannot still happen, but it is a lot less frequent.

    Marcelo Giugale: How Tomorrow's Infrastructure Will Be Built

  • Besides extensive rain-forest, the Asian archipelago bears other striking similarities to the Amazonian giant.

    Seize Indonesia's Amazonian Opportunity

  • Not to mention that there were seventeen different sprays, ranging from the rain-forest shower overhead to the myriad massaging sprays coming from the silver pipe, each aimed at a strategic part of my body.

    Raziel

  • I don't mean by this that they might in some way be close biological relatives to one another: Plants tagged as weeds belong to every botanical group from simple algae to rain-forest trees.

    Why We Must Learn to Love Weeds

  • In recent days, that has meant increased calls for the government to take sides in a controversial bill that would revamp Brazil's existing environmental laws and have profound consequences for rain-forest management and the country's powerful soy and cattle industries.

    Top Brazil Politician Is Pressed on New Wealth

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.