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Windbreak vs. Shelterbelt

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Windbreaknoun

(agriculture) A hedge, fence or row of trees positioned to reduce wind damage to crops.

Shelterbeltnoun

A row of trees that acts as a windbreak

Windbreaknoun

A sheet or stack of material used to protect people or fire from wind.

Shelterbeltnoun

hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion

Windbreaknoun

The act of breaking wind; flatulence.

Windbreaknoun

hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion

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Windbreak

A windbreak (shelterbelt) is a planting usually made up of one or more rows of trees or shrubs planted in such a manner as to provide shelter from the wind and to protect soil from erosion. They are commonly planted in hedgerows around the edges of fields on farms.

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