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1. timber

noun. ['ˈtɪmbɝ'] the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material.

Synonyms

  • stock
  • strip
  • board
  • plank
  • planking
  • building material
  • wood

Antonyms

  • fruitfulness
  • naivete
  • fidelity
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • tymber (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • timber (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Timber

  • timbre
  • limber
  • kimber

Example sentences of the word timber


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make sure the trench is wide enough so that the timber fits inside it.

2. Proper noun, singular
Each terrace needs one piece of timber across its front and two side pieces.

Quotes containing the word timber


1. I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.
- Pablo Neruda

2. half-timber

adjective. having exposed wood framing with spaces filled with masonry, as in Tudor architecture.

Synonyms

  • half-timbered

Antonyms

  • unwooded
  • treeless

3. timber-framed

adjective. framed by exposed timbers.

Antonyms

  • unwooded

4. timber

noun. ['ˈtɪmbɝ'] a beam made of wood.

Synonyms

  • stringer
  • two-by-four
  • beam
  • coulisse

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • uncolored
  • colored
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • tymber (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • timber (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. timber

noun. ['ˈtɪmbɝ'] a post made of wood.

Antonyms

  • blacken

Etymology

  • tymber (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • timber (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. timber

noun. ['ˈtɪmbɝ'] land that is covered with trees and shrubs.

Synonyms

  • woodland
  • terra firma
  • silva
  • land
  • sylva
  • tree farm
  • solid ground
  • greenwood
  • forest
  • timberland
  • ground
  • dry land
  • earth
  • biome

Antonyms

  • pigmentation
  • depigmentation
  • wholesomeness
  • inutility

Etymology

  • tymber (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • timber (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. timber

noun. ['ˈtɪmbɝ'] (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).

Synonyms

  • plangency
  • colour
  • vibrancy
  • stridency
  • nasality
  • color
  • sonorousness
  • sonority
  • resonance
  • coloration
  • stridence
  • ringing
  • quality
  • register
  • harmonic
  • tone
  • shrillness
  • sound property
  • reverberance
  • colouration

Antonyms

  • whiten
  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful

Etymology

  • tymber (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • timber (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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