There are 2 translations of lumber in Spanish:

lumber1

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌmbər; ˈlʌmbə(r)/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (move awkwardly) avanzar* pesadamente
  • 2
    (lumbering present participle/participio presente)
    [gait/step/footsteps] torpe, pesado

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There are 2 translations of lumber in Spanish:

lumber2

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌmbər; ˈlʌmbə(r)/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (timber) (American English/inglés norteamericano) madera (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [trade/company] maderero lumber mill aserradero (masculine) or (Colombia) (Ec) aserrío (masculine)
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    • A total of six ships have put in here asking for both furs and lumber in the past two months.
    • A major trade dispute is brewing over the export of Canadian softwood lumber to the United States.
    • Penetrating stains or preservative treatments are preferred for rough sawn lumber.
  • 2 (junk) cachivaches (masculine plural), trastos (masculine plural) viejos
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    • I grabbed many cans of Lysol, loaded them into the car, and continued to the storage room where lumber lay about.
    • In trad Japanese houses, this whole thing is supposed to be placed in a special location built for it between the first and second floors, which is not possible in our house, so the image was leaned against a pile of lumber to party with us.
    • Hence perhaps why much is made of the variety of subject matter in Sebald's novels, like a lumber room in a rundown mansion ready for an enthusiast's rummage.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (burden) [colloquial/familiar] to lumber sb with sth enjaretarle or endilgarle* algo a algn [colloquial/familiar] I got lumbered with the job/the kids me enjaretaron or me endilgaron el trabajo/los niños a mí [colloquial/familiar]
  • 3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) (chop down) talar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (cut timber) (American English/inglés norteamericano) aserrar*

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