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ringbark

(ˈrɪŋˌbɑːk)
vb (tr)
(Forestry) another term for ring124
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gir•dle

(ˈgɜr dl)

n., v. -dled, -dling. n.
1. an undergarment, worn esp. by women, often boned or of elastic, for supporting and giving a slimmer appearance to the abdomen, hips, and buttocks.
2. a belt, cord, sash, or the like, worn about the waist.
3. anything that encircles, confines, or limits.
4. the narrow edge or band between the upper and lower or front and back sections of a faceted gemstone.
5. either of two bony encircling frameworks connecting the vertebrate limbs to the axial skeleton.
6. a ring made around a tree trunk, branch, etc., by removing a band of bark.
v.t.
7. to encircle with a belt; gird.
8. to encompass; enclose; encircle.
9. to move around (something or someone) in a circle.
10. to cut away the bark and cambium in a ring around (a tree, branch, etc.).
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English gyrdel, derivative of girdan to gird1]
gir′dle•like`, adj.
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ringbark


Past participle: ringbarked
Gerund: ringbarking

Imperative
ringbark
ringbark
Present
I ringbark
you ringbark
he/she/it ringbarks
we ringbark
you ringbark
they ringbark
Preterite
I ringbarked
you ringbarked
he/she/it ringbarked
we ringbarked
you ringbarked
they ringbarked
Present Continuous
I am ringbarking
you are ringbarking
he/she/it is ringbarking
we are ringbarking
you are ringbarking
they are ringbarking
Present Perfect
I have ringbarked
you have ringbarked
he/she/it has ringbarked
we have ringbarked
you have ringbarked
they have ringbarked
Past Continuous
I was ringbarking
you were ringbarking
he/she/it was ringbarking
we were ringbarking
you were ringbarking
they were ringbarking
Past Perfect
I had ringbarked
you had ringbarked
he/she/it had ringbarked
we had ringbarked
you had ringbarked
they had ringbarked
Future
I will ringbark
you will ringbark
he/she/it will ringbark
we will ringbark
you will ringbark
they will ringbark
Future Perfect
I will have ringbarked
you will have ringbarked
he/she/it will have ringbarked
we will have ringbarked
you will have ringbarked
they will have ringbarked
Future Continuous
I will be ringbarking
you will be ringbarking
he/she/it will be ringbarking
we will be ringbarking
you will be ringbarking
they will be ringbarking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ringbarking
you have been ringbarking
he/she/it has been ringbarking
we have been ringbarking
you have been ringbarking
they have been ringbarking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ringbarking
you will have been ringbarking
he/she/it will have been ringbarking
we will have been ringbarking
you will have been ringbarking
they will have been ringbarking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ringbarking
you had been ringbarking
he/she/it had been ringbarking
we had been ringbarking
you had been ringbarking
they had been ringbarking
Conditional
I would ringbark
you would ringbark
he/she/it would ringbark
we would ringbark
you would ringbark
they would ringbark
Past Conditional
I would have ringbarked
you would have ringbarked
he/she/it would have ringbarked
we would have ringbarked
you would have ringbarked
they would have ringbarked
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He had a particular concern with squatters who engaged Chinese labour to ringbark all trees, including the more valuable ones.
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