Lumber

Definition of Lumber

Lum´ber
n.1.A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
2.Old or refuse household stuff; things cumbrous, or bulky and useless, or of small value.
3.Timber sawed or split into the form of beams, joists, boards, planks, staves, hoops, etc.; esp., that which is smaller than heavy timber.
Lumber kiln
a room in which timber or lumber is dried by artificial heat.
Lumber room
a room in which unused furniture or other lumber is kept.
Lumber wagon
a heavy rough wagon, without springs, used for general farmwork, etc.
dimensional lumber
lumber, usually of pine, which is sold as beams or planks having a specified nominal cross-section, usually in inches, such a two-by-four, two-by-six, four-by-four, etc.
v. t.1.To heap together in disorder.
[imp. & p. p. Lumbered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Lumbering.]
2.To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room.
v. i.1.To move heavily, as if burdened.
2.To make a sound as if moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble.
3.To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market.

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