Timber

  • 1Timber — Tim ber, n. [AS. timbor, timber, wood, building; akin to OFries. timber, D. timmer a room, G. zimmer, OHG. zimbar timber, a dwelling, room, Icel. timbr timber, Sw. timmer, Dan. t[ o]mmer, Goth. timrjan to build, timrja a builder, L. domus a house …

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  • 2Timber — (engl.: Bauholz) bezeichnet: Timber (Oregon), Gemeinde in Washington County, Oregon, Vereinigte Staaten Timber (Film), Zeichentrick Kurzfilm mit Donald Duck aus dem Jahr 1941 Timber (Musikstück), Musikstück und video der Gruppe Coldcut aus dem… …

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  • 3timber — tim‧ber [ˈtɪmbə ǁ ər] noun [uncountable] especially BrE wood used for building or making things, or the trees that produce this wood; = lumber AmE: • The region has huge exports of timber. * * * timber UK US /ˈtɪmbər/ noun [U] UK (US lumber)… …

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  • 4timber — (n.) O.E. timber building, structure, later building material, trees suitable for building, and wood in general, from P.Gmc. *temran (Cf. O.Fris. timber wood, building, O.H.G. zimbar timber, wooden dwelling, room, O.N. timbr timber, Ger. Zimmer… …

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  • 5timber — [tim′bər] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger zimmer, room (< OHG zimbar, wooden structure) < IE base * dem , * dema , to join together, build > L domus, house] 1. a) a building b) building material 2. wood suitable for building houses, ships,… …

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  • 6Timber — Tim ber, n. [Probably the same word as timber sort of wood; cf. Sw. timber, LG. timmer, MHG. zimber, G. zimmer, F. timbre, LL. timbrium. Cf. {Timmer}.] (Com.) A certain quantity of fur skins, as of martens, ermines, sables, etc., packed between… …

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  • 7Timber — Tim ber, v. t. To surmount as a timber does. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8Timber — 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] …

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  • 9timber — ► 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… …

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  • 10Timber — Tim ber, n. [F. timbre. See {Timbre}.] (Her.) The crest on a coat of arms. [Written also {timbre}.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11Timber — Tim ber, v. i. 1. To light on a tree. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Falconry) To make a nest. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12Timber — Timber, engl. Stückmaß für Rauchwerk = 40 Stück …

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  • 13timber — [n] trees, wood balk, beam, board, boom, club, forest, frame, girder, grove, hardwood, log, mast, plank, pole, rafter, rib, stake, timberland, weald, woodland, woodlot, woods; concepts 430,479 …

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  • 14timber — noun 1 trees grown for building VERB + TIMBER ▪ cut, fell, harvest ▪ sell TIMBER + NOUN ▪ company, industry, product …

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  • 15timber — timberless, adj. timbery, adj. /tim beuhr/, n. 1. the wood of growing trees suitable for structural uses. 2. growing trees themselves. 3. wooded land. 4. wood, esp. when suitable or adapted for various building purposes. 5. a single piece of wood …

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  • 16timber — [[t]tɪ̱mbə(r)[/t]] timbers 1) N UNCOUNT Timber is wood that is used for building houses and making furniture. You can also refer to trees that are grown for this purpose as timber. These Severn Valley woods have been exploited for timber since… …

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  • 17timber — tim•ber [[t]ˈtɪm bər[/t]] n. 1) the wood of growing trees suitable for construction purposes 2) growing trees themselves 3) wooded land 4) wood, esp. when adapted for various building purposes 5) a single piece of wood forming part of a structure …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18Timber — Donald bûcheron Donald bûcheron est un court métrage d animation américain de la série des Donald Duck, sorti le 10 janvier 1941 réalisé par les studios Disney. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Commentaires …

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  • 19timber — tim|ber W3 [ˈtımbə US ər] n [: Old English; Origin: building, wood ] 1.) [U] BrE wood used for building or making things American Equivalent: lumber ▪ a bench made of timber 2.) [U] trees that produce wood used for building or making things …

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  • 20timber — I UK [ˈtɪmbə(r)] / US [ˈtɪmbər] noun Word forms timber : singular timber plural timbers ** [uncountable] wood used for building houses or making furniture a) [uncountable] the trees used for producing timber b) [countable] a piece of wood used… …

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