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Valley vs. Forest

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Valleynoun

An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it.

Forestnoun

A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods.

Valleynoun

The area which drains into a river.

Forestnoun

Any dense collection or amount.

‘a forest of criticism’;

Valleynoun

Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs.

Forestnoun

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

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Valleynoun

The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

Forestnoun

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

Valleynoun

The space inclosed between ranges of hills or mountains; the strip of land at the bottom of the depressions intersecting a country, including usually the bed of a stream, with frequently broad alluvial plains on one or both sides of the stream. Also used figuratively.

‘The valley of the shadow of death.’; ‘Sweet interchangeOf hill and valley, rivers, woods, and plains.’;

Forestnoun

A group of domains that are managed as a unit.

Valleynoun

The place of meeting of two slopes of a roof, which have their plates running in different directions, and form on the plan a reëntrant angle.

Forestnoun

The colour forest green.

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Valleynoun

a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

Forestverb

(transitive) To cover an area with trees.

Valleynoun

a low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it

‘the valley floor’; ‘the Thames Valley’;

Forestnoun

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.

Valleynoun

an internal angle formed by the intersecting planes of a roof, or by the slope of a roof and a wall.

Forestnoun

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.

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Valley

A valley is an elongated low area often running between hills or mountains, which will typically contain a river or stream running from one end to the other. Most valleys are formed by erosion of the land surface by rivers or streams over a very long period of time.

Forestadjective

Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.

Forestverb

To cover with trees or wood.

Forestnoun

the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

Forestnoun

land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Forestverb

establish a forest on previously unforested land;

‘afforest the mountains’;

Forestnoun

a large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth

‘a pine forest’; ‘a large tract of forest’;

Forestnoun

an area, typically owned by the sovereign and partly wooded, kept for hunting and having its own laws.

Forestnoun

denoting an area that was formerly a royal forest

‘Waltham Forest’;

Forestnoun

a large number or dense mass of vertical or tangled objects

‘a forest of high-rise apartments’;

Forestverb

cover (land) with forest; plant with trees

‘a forested hillside’;

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.

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