Associations to the word «Timber»


TIMBER, noun. (uncountable) Trees in a forest regarded as a source of wood.
TIMBER, noun. (British) (uncountable) Wood that has been pre-cut and is ready for use in construction.
TIMBER, noun. (countable) 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. Historically also used in the plural, as in "ship's timbers".
TIMBER, noun. (archaic) A certain quantity of fur skins (as of martens, ermines, sables, etc.) packed between boards; in some cases forty skins, in others one hundred and twenty. Also timmer, timbre.
TIMBER, noun. (firearms) (informal) The wooden stock of a rifle or shotgun.
TIMBER, interjection. Used by loggers to warn others that a tree being felled is falling.
TIMBER, verb. (transitive) To fit with timbers.
TIMBER, verb. (falconry) (intransitive) To light or land on a tree.
TIMBER, verb. (obsolete) To make a nest.
TIMBER, verb. To surmount as a timber does.
TIMBER CAMP, noun. A camp where loggers live and keep their equipment in order to be close to the timber.
TIMBER FRAMING, noun. (architecture) A method of construction using heavy timber beams, usually joined by tenon and mortice joints pegged together.
TIMBER HITCH, noun. A multiple hitch knot used to attach a line or rope to a spar where diagonal strain, or towing, is required
TIMBER HITCHES, noun. Plural of timber hitch
TIMBER LINE, noun. Alternative spelling of timberline
TIMBER LINES, noun. Plural of timber line
TIMBER NIGGER, noun. (ethnic slur) (derogatory) (slang) A Native American person, especially one of Ojibwe descent.
TIMBER NIGGERS, noun. Plural of timber nigger
TIMBER RAFTING, noun. A log transportation method in which logs are tied together into rafts and drifted or pulled across a water body or down a flatter river.
TIMBER WOLF, noun. (US) the gray wolf, Canis lupus
TIMBER WOLVES, noun. Plural of timber wolf
TIMBER YARD, noun. A place where wood is stored, and cut to size
TIMBER YARDS, noun. Plural of timber yard

Dictionary definition

TIMBER, noun. The wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material.
TIMBER, noun. A beam made of wood.
TIMBER, noun. A post made of wood.
TIMBER, noun. Land that is covered with trees and shrubs.
TIMBER, noun. (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".

Wise words

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