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English definition of “lumber”


noun [U]  /ˈlʌm·bər/ us  

lumber noun [U] (WOOD)

wood that has been cut into various lengths for building


verb [I always + adv/prep]  /ˈlʌm·bər/ us  

lumber verb [I always + adv/prep] (MOVE)

to move in a slow, awkward, and heavy way: A noisy, old, pickup truck lumbered past.
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