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Verb: deforest  dee'for-ust or dee'fór-ist [N. Amer], dee'fó-rist [Brit]
  1. Remove the trees from
    "The landscape was deforested by the enemy attacks";
    - disforest, disafforest
Noun: De Forest
  1. United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961)
    - Lee De Forest, Father of Radio

Derived forms: deforests, deforesting, deforested

Type of: artificer, clear, discoverer, electrical engineer, inventor

Encyclopedia: Deforest

De Forest, Wisconsin