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English definition of “timber”


noun     /ˈtɪm.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
C2 [U] trees that are grown so that the wood from them can be used for building : a timber forest These trees are being grown for timber.Building materialsTypes of wood C2 [U] UK (US lumber) wood used for building : a timber merchant Building materials C2 [C] a long piece of wood used for building , especially houses and ships : roof timbers a timber-framed building Building materials
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