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timber
Inglés americano: /ˈtɪmbər/
Inglés británico: /ˈtɪmbə/

Traducción de timber en español:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable (material)
    (para construcción)
    to be managerial/presidential timber (especially American English)
    tener madera de directivo/presidente
    (before noun) (house)
    de madera
    timber merchant
    (comerciante (masculine and feminine) ) maderero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    timber mill the timber trade
    la industria maderera
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The rainforest is being cleared legally and illegally for timber, for pulp wood to make paper, and to make way for oil palm plantations.
    • An abundance of coppice woods, known as spring woods, were required to provide charcoal, tan bark, fuel wood and timber.
    • They cleared some of the natural broadleaf woodland to make way for sheep pastures; they also coppiced or managed other parts of the woodland for timber and firewood.
    1.2 uncountable (trees)
    árboles (masculine plural) (madereros)
    timber! (as interjection)
    ¡cuidado(, que cae)!
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Today, top grade oak timber is increasingly hard to find, with borer-perforated trees more suitable for paper or pulpwood.
    • That's because until seedlings reach green-up, regulations keep adjacent cut blocks of marketable timber off limits to loggers.
    • The cooperative has formed forest protection teams that have helped in the confiscation of illegally cut timber.
    1.3 countable (beam)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The low, irregular ceiling is crisscrossed with beams made from ships' timbers and a log fire crackles merrily in the hearth.
    • The house or building is reinforced with timbers supporting the floors inside.
    • Cedar, fir, and pine were the preferred ship timbers of the ancient Mediterranean.
    1.4 countable (Nautical) shiver me timbers! [archaic]
    ¡voto a bríos! [arcaico]

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