Definitions for "DBH"
Keywords:  diameter, uphill, height, tree, ground
(diameter breast height)•The diameter of a tree measured at about 4.5 feet above the ground. This measurement, correlated to the height of the tree, gives an indication of the board foot volume of lumber in a tree.
Diameter at breast height; the average diameter (outside the bark) of a tree 4.5 feet above mean ground level.
Diameter Breast Height. The diameter of a tree at 4.5 feet above ground level on the high side of the tree.
Department of Building and Housing (NZ). Established on 1 November 2004, the DBH manages the country's building legislation, and also provides information, advice and rulings on weathertightness and 'leaky buildings' made by the DBH and the former Building Industry Authority.