De Forest: Meaning and Definition of

De For•est

Pronunciation: (di fôr'ist, for'-), [key]
  1. 1873–1961, U.S. inventor of radio, telegraphic, and telephonic equipment.


Pronunciation: (dē-fôr'ist, -for'-), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to divest or clear of forests or trees: Poor planning deforested the area in ten years.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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