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deforestation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deforestation 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  clear  of  trees 
  2:  the  removal  of  trees  [syn:  {disforestation}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  deforestation 
 
    A  technique  invented  by  {Phil  Wadler}  for 
  eliminating  intermediate  data  structures  built  and  passed 
  between  composed  functions  in  {function  languages}. 
 
  (1997-06-21) 
 
 




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