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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: defoliation (0.01031 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: defoliation defoliation n 1: the loss of foliage 2: causing the leaves of trees and other plants to fall off (as by the use of chemicals)
English → English (gcide) Definition: defoliation defoliation \de*fo`li*a"tion\, n. [LL. defoliare, defoliatum, to shed leaves; L. de- + folium leaf: cf. F. d['e]foliation.] The separation of ripened leaves from a branch or stem; the falling or shedding of the leaves. [1913 Webster] 2. the act or process of causing plants to lose their leaves, especially by application of a chemical agent. Note: The deliberate defoliation of plants has been used in war (as in Vietnam) to deprive an enemy of cover and allow attack from the air; also, to destroy narcotic-producing plants as a tactic against illegal drug production. The chemical defoliating agents are often sprayed over large areas from airplanes. [PJC]


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