Examples of timber in a Sentence
upon our approach the deer disappeared back into the timber from whence it had come
needed a new load of timber to finish building the house
Recent Examples of timber from the Web
This is pure speculation, because the property is tied up in timber leases for decades and may never be usable habitat.
Looking for work, the family moved to Orofino, where his father helped him find a job in a timber mill.
Republicans have argued that the land should be open to timber harvesting.
Timber founders Andrew Dana and Chris Brady had left jobs at an education technology startup to launch the business and never really intended to hire a chef.
In 2015, the flooring company Lumber Liquidators admitted to violating the Lacey Act by importing illegally sourced hardwood from Russia—the timber came from forest habitats critical for the few hundred Siberian tigers still living in the wild.
The home is delightfully British, with a brick and timber façade and a cute garden with honeysuckle, roses, lavender, and irises.
Her brown eyes were wide, taking in the wilderness, the green slopes of timber, granite cliffs, white rapids and the grass runway in front of them.
The play space will use materials such as timber, mud, sand, sticks, and grass, with play opportunities that will build physical and social skills among young children.
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Origin and Etymology of timber
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of timber
before 12th century
TIMBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of timber for English Language Learners
: trees that are grown in order to produce wood
—used as an interjection to warn people nearby that a cut tree is about to fall
: a large piece of wood that is used to form a part of a building
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