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Timberland vs. Forest — What's the Difference?

Timberland vs. Forest — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Timberland and Forest

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Timberland

Forested land, especially land containing timber of commercial value.

Forest

A forest is an area of land dominated by trees. Hundreds of definitions of forest are used throughout the world, incorporating factors such as tree density, tree height, land use, legal standing and ecological function.

Timberland

Forested land thought of in terms of its potential and value as timber.

Forest

A large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth
A pine forest
A large tract of forest

Timberland

Land that is covered with trees and shrubs
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Forest

A large number or dense mass of vertical or tangled objects
A forest of high-rise apartments

Forest

Cover (land) with forest; plant with trees
A forested hillside

Forest

A growth of trees and other plants covering a large area.

Forest

A large number of objects bearing a similarity to such a growth, especially a dense collection of tall objects
A forest of skyscrapers.

Forest

A defined area of land formerly set aside in England as a royal hunting ground.

Forest

To plant trees on or cover with trees.

Forest

A dense uncultivated tract of trees and undergrowth, larger than woods.

Forest

Any dense collection or amount.
A forest of criticism

Forest

(historical) A defined area of land set aside in England as royal hunting ground or for other privileged use; all such areas.

Forest

(graph theory) A graph with no cycles; i.e., a graph made up of trees.

Forest

A group of domains that are managed as a unit.

Forest

The colour forest green.

Forest

(transitive) To cover an area with trees.

Forest

An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated.

Forest

A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own.

Forest

Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.

Forest

To cover with trees or wood.

Forest

The trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

Forest

Land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Forest

Establish a forest on previously unforested land;
Afforest the mountains

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