wise use

wise use
intelligent usage, smart utilization; responsible use of land resources for commerce and recreation (used by groups who seek to remove government land use restrictions)

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  • Wise use — The Wise use movement in the United States is a loose knit coalition of groups promoting private property rights and use of the natural environment as a natural part of human survival. This includes use by commercial and public interests, seeking …   Wikipedia

  • Wise — or WISE may refer to:* The adjectival form of wisdomMedia*WISE (AM), a radio station (1310 AM) licensed to Asheville, North Carolina, United States *WISE FM, a radio station (90.5 FM) licensed to Wise, Virginia, United States, repeating WVTF of… …   Wikipedia

  • wise — wise, sage, sapient, judicious, prudent, sensible, sane are comparable when they mean having or manifesting the power to recognize the best ends and the best means to attain those ends. Wise applies to one or the acts or views of one who is so… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Wise Foods, Inc. — Wise Foods Inc.Wise Foods, Inc. is a private company based in Kennesaw, Georgia, that makes and sells snacks through retail food outlets in 15 eastern seaboard states as well as Vermont, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Washington, D …   Wikipedia

  • Wise — Wise, a. [Compar. {Wiser}; superl. {Wisest}.] [OE. wis, AS. w[=i]s; akin to OS. & OFries. w[=i]s, D. wijs, G. weise, OHG. w[=i]s, w[=i]si, Icel. v[=i]ss, Sw. vis, Dan. viis, Goth. weis; akin to wit, v. i. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Righteous},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wise in years — Wise Wise, a. [Compar. {Wiser}; superl. {Wisest}.] [OE. wis, AS. w[=i]s; akin to OS. & OFries. w[=i]s, D. wijs, G. weise, OHG. w[=i]s, w[=i]si, Icel. v[=i]ss, Sw. vis, Dan. viis, Goth. weis; akin to wit, v. i. See {Wit}, v., and cf. {Righteous},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -wise — wise, ways Both suffixes were active in forming adverbs (always, sideways / crosswise, edgewise) up to the 19c, and tended to overlap (e.g. edgeways / edgewise, crossways / crosswise), but in current use only wise is now productive in the special …   Modern English usage

  • use — n 1 Use, service, advantage, profit, account, avail can all mean a useful or valuable end, result, or purpose. Use stresses either employment for some purpose or end of practical value {turn every scrap of material to use} or the practical value… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Use and Abuse of Amulets —     Use and Abuse of Amulets     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Use and Abuse of Amulets     The origin of the word amulet does not seem to have been definitely established. (See AMULET.) The thing itself has been used as a safeguard against mishap or …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Wise Observatory — The Florence and George Wise Observatory (IAU code 097) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Tel Aviv University. It is located 5 km west of the city of Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev desert near the edge of the Ramon Crater, and it is …   Wikipedia

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