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timbers, plural;
  1. Wood prepared for use in building and carpentry
    • - the exploitation of forests for timber
    • - a small timber building
  2. Trees grown for such wood
    • - contracts to cut timber
  3. A wooden beam or board used in building a house, ship, or other structure

  4. Used to warn that a tree is about to fall after being cut
    • - we cried “Timber!” as our tree fell
  5. Personal qualities or character, esp. as seen as suitable for a particular role
    • - she is frequently hailed as presidential timber

  1. lumber: the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
  2. a beam made of wood
  3. forest: land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  4. timbre: (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
  5. (timbered) furnished with or made of wood or timbers; "timbered walls"
  6. Lumber or timber is wood that is used in any of its stages from felling through readiness for use as structural material for construction, or wood pulp for paper production. (The distinction between the two terms is discussed below.)
  7. Timber is a 1941 animated short film, featuring Donald Duck and Peg-Leg Pete.
  8. Timber is an arcade game that was manufactured by Midway Games in 1984. The object of the game is to amass points by chopping down trees or by balancing atop a floating, rotating log.
  9. Timber (dates unknown) was an English professional cricketer who made 10 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1792 to 1795.
  10. Snake Eyes is a fictional character from ', a line of military-themed toys created by Hasbro. The character is one of the original members of the fictional team and toy line. He is a major character in the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic book series and . ...
  11. Timber, I'm Falling In Love is a single release by Patty Loveless, recorded in the spring of 1988. It was included on her third album with MCA Records, Honky Tonk Angel, with the single being released in May 1989. It was the third single released from the album.
  12. Trees in a forest regarded as a source of wood; Wood that has been pre-cut and is ready for use in construction; A heavy wooden beam, generally a whole log that has been squared off and used to provide heavy support for something such as a roof. ...
  13. (timbers) large pieces of lumber over 5 inches in thickness
  14. (Timbers) A person who sells pencils. (Pencils are made from wood [timber], and also resembled small logs.)
  15. (Timbers) Yard lumber 5 or more inches in least dimension. Includes beams, stringers, posts, caps, sills, girders, and purlins.
  16. (Timbers) which will be difficult to replace after being built in damp environments such as sills or foundation posts.
  17. (timbers) The frames or ribs of a vessel.
  18. Large wooden boards used in creating the structure of a wall.
  19. To see timber in your dreams, is an augury of prosperous times and peaceful surroundings. If the timber appears dead, there are great disappointments for you. See Forest.
  20. Bone, especially of the legs
  21. A cry of warning that an arrow has been, or is about to be, released. (Similar to "Fore!" in golf.)
  22. 1. A row of ermine in a nobleman's coat.
  23. Trees suitable for conversion into industrial forest products. Sometimes this term is used as a synonym for industrial roundwood, and it may also be used to refer to certain large sawn wood products (e.g. bridge timbers).
  24. Any of the wooden props, posts, bars, collars, lagging, etc., used to support mining works. One of the steel joists or beams which, in some mines, have replaced wooden timbers.
  25. the wood from trees that is used for building