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timber

tim·ber

timber

 
 
pronunciation:
tIm br
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, interjection
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: trees that are suitable as a source of wood for construction.
synonyms:
forest, woods
similar words:
copse, timberland, trees, wood lot
definition 2: the wood of such trees.
synonyms:
lumber, wood
similar words:
board, hardwood, logs, plank, softwood
definition 3: a wooden beam or other supporting member, as in a roof.
synonyms:
beam
similar words:
balk, pole, spar
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: timbered, timbering, timbers
definition: to use timber in or on, as a support, decoration, or the like.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: caution! (used in logging to warn others that a tree is about to fall).
derivation: timberless (adj.)
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