American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A barrier of trees and shrubs that protects against the wind and reduces erosion.
- n. hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion
- shelter + belt (Wiktionary)
“You can just drop me off at the shelterbelt along the east side.”
“Baumgardner bogs down in a hellish tangle of 10-foot-tall shelterbelt.”
“We'd play in and around the old farm machinery, make corncob pipes, hollyhock dolls, catch little frogs, shoot gophers, race down the gravel road to the one-room schoolhouse our parents attended, climb trees, build forts in the shelterbelt.”
“Mourning doves have become abundant in shelterbelt plantings.”
“OTHER USES: The tree is used extensively as a shade or shelterbelt tree with a great tolerance of arid and harsh sites.”
“Trees may be combined with agricultural crops or grazing, they may form a shelterbelt, or be planted along roads and rivers or around homesteads.”
“If it flows over the shelterbelt, it produces turbulence which is harmful for the crops behind the belt.”
“If the wind cannot pass through the shelterbelt at all, it will try to pass underneath it or over the obstacle.”
“Schematic representation good shelter belt = moderately dense shelterbelt too dense - causes turbulence”
“The two features of the forestry component of the Palcazu project that make it unusual are its involvement with Amazon Indians and the uniqueness of the strip-shelterbelt natural forest management system.”
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