Definition of 'timber'

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It also makes specialist windows and doors, and provides timber engineering services. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were a few timber merchants along the river he would call on in the mean time. Tracy Chevalier Burning Bright (2007)So they invited dozens of craftsmen and artists to make better use of the timber. The Sun (2009)Its boxy timber frame provides shade and a balcony. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We also had difficulty getting insurance because of its timber frame and flat roof. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The stone and timber building they now call home had stood fulfilling his desire for isolation perfectly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The former hall with exposed timbers is now the dining room. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They slapped houses together with cheap bricks and timber. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet concealed within the brick skin is an older timber building. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The wood from the harvested pine is still used by timber merchants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All timber used in this performance was taken from sustainable sources. The Sun (2015)New homes and offices are often built with lightweight timber or steel frames. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It aims to use the timber to build a dam as a love nest. The Sun (2008)The warm brick and timber contrast with the concrete floors and expanses of glass elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What if the house 's timbers have begun to rot? Times, Sunday Times (2009)One of the conditions was that the partition walls were not allowed to be fixed to any of the original stone or timber. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Within, it is open to the roof timbers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The design of this two-storey timber house should have been relatively straightforward. Times, Sunday Times (2011)French doors lead to the rear garden, which has a stone terrace with timber garden shed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first-floor dining room with its original roof timbers is particularly impressive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The house itself has exposed timber frames, a wooden screen and panelled doors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The most popular of these was a stout little horse, modelled on the animals used to haul timber from the woods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Official teak for the timber yards and bamboo for the mills was one thing, but forest sneaking to the plains for firewood was another. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)The ships' timber structures had rotted away in the Mediterranean. The Sun (2010)

Synonyms of 'timber'

beams, boards, planks
wood, logs

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Translations for 'timber'

British English: timber /ˈtɪmbə/ NOUN
Timber is wood used for building houses and making furniture.
These woods have been exploited for timber for centuries.
  • American English: lumber
  • Arabic: خَشَب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: madeira
  • Chinese: 木材
  • Croatian: drvo
  • Czech: dřevo řezivo
  • Danish: tømmer
  • Dutch: timmerhout
  • European Spanish: madera construcción
  • Finnish: puutavara
  • French: bois
  • German: Bauholz
  • Greek: ξυλεία
  • Italian: legname
  • Japanese: 材木
  • Korean: 목재
  • Norwegian: tømmer trestammer
  • Polish: tarcica
  • European Portuguese: madeira
  • Romanian: lemn
  • Russian: строевой лес
  • Spanish: madera
  • Swedish: virke
  • Thai: ไม้ที่ใช้ในการก่อสร้าง
  • Turkish: kereste
  • Ukrainian: деревина
  • Vietnamese: gỗ xây dựng


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