Meaning of “lumber” in the English Dictionary

"lumber" in American English

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lumbernoun [ U ]

us /ˈlʌm·bər/

lumber noun [ U ] (WOOD)

wood that has been cut into various lengths for building

lumberverb [ I always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈlʌm·bər/

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

to move in a slow, awkward, and heavy way:

A noisy, old, pickup truck lumbered past.

(Definition of “lumber” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lumber" in Business English

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lumbernoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlʌmbər/ us NATURAL RESOURCES

→  timber

(Definition of “lumber” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)