HyperDic: fws

English > 1 sense of the word FWS:
NOUNgroupFWS, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Servicean agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats
English > FWS: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pesticides and nuclear power site and hydroelectric dams and thermal pollution.
SynonymsUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Part ofDepartment of the Interior, Interior Department, Interior, DoIThe United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government
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