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timber
American English: /ˈtɪmbər/
British English: /ˈtɪmbə/

Translation of timber in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 uncountable (trees)
    árboles (masculine plural) (madereros)
    timber! (as interjection)
    ¡cuidado(, que cae)!
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 countable (beam)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
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