Timbering Tim"ber*ing, n. The act of furnishing with timber; also, timbers, collectively; timberwork; timber. [1913 Webster]

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  • timbering — [tim′bər iŋ] n. 1. timbers collectively 2. work made of timber 3. the work of cutting down timber …   English World dictionary

  • Timbering — Timber Tim ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Timbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Timbering}.] To furnish with timber; chiefly used in the past participle. [1913 Webster] His bark is stoutly timbered. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timbering — timber ► NOUN 1) wood prepared for use in building and carpentry. 2) informal, chiefly US suitable quality or character: she is hailed as presidential timber. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to warn that a tree is about to fall after being cut. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • timbering — noun Date: 15th century a set or arrangement of timbers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • timbering — /tim beuhr ing/, n. 1. building material of wood. 2. timberwork. [1125 75; ME timbrung. See TIMBER, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • timbering — noun Any structure, partial structure, or other item made from timber …   Wiktionary

  • timbering — tim·ber·ing || tɪmbÉ™rɪŋ n. set of timbers; timber construction tim·ber || tɪmbÉ™(r) n. trees; logs; wood; qualities, characteristics v. build with wood; support with wood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • timbering — tim·ber·ing …   English syllables

  • timbering — tim•ber•ing [[t]ˈtɪm bər ɪŋ[/t]] n. bui building material of wood …   From formal English to slang

  • timbering — /ˈtɪmbərɪŋ/ (say timbuhring) noun 1. building material of wood. 2. → timberwork. {timber + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

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