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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: timber blandongan, kayu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: timber timber n 1: the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material [syn: lumber] 2: a beam made of wood 3: a post made of wood 4: land that is covered with trees and shrubs [syn: forest, woodland, timberland] 5: (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); “the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely”; “the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet” [syn: timbre, quality, tone]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Timber Timber \Tim"ber\, v. t. To surmount as a timber does. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Timber \Tim"ber\, n. [AS. timbor, timber, wood, building; akin to OFries. timber, D. timmer a room, G. zimmer, OHG. zimbar timber, a dwelling, room, Icel. timbr timber, Sw. timmer, Dan. t["o]mmer, Goth. timrjan to build, timrja a builder, L. domus a house, Gr. ? house, ? to build, Skr. dama a house. [root]62. Cf. Dome, Domestic.] 1. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and the like; -- usually said of felled trees, but sometimes of those standing. Cf. Lumber, 3. [1913 Webster] And ta'en my fiddle to the gate, . . . And fiddled in the timber! --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. The body, stem, or trunk of a tree. [1913 Webster] 3. Fig.: Material for any structure. [1913 Webster] Such dispositions are the very errors of human nature; and yet they are the fittest timber to make politics of. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. A single piece or squared stick of wood intended for building, or already framed; collectively, the larger pieces or sticks of wood, forming the framework of a house, ship, or other structure, in distinction from the covering or boarding. [1913 Webster] So they prepared timber . . . to build the house. --1 Kings v. 18. [1913 Webster] Many of the timbers were decayed. --W. Coxe. [1913 Webster] 5. Woods or forest; wooden land. [Western U. S.] [1913 Webster] 6. (Shipbuilding) A rib, or a curving piece of wood, branching outward from the keel and bending upward in a vertical direction. One timber is composed of several pieces united. [1913 Webster] Timber and room. (Shipbuilding) Same as Room and space. See under Room. Timber beetle (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of beetles the larv[ae] of which bore in timber; as, the silky timber beetle (Lymexylon sericeum). Timber doodle (Zo["o]l.), the American woodcock. [Local, U. S.] Timber grouse (Zo["o]l.), any species of grouse that inhabits woods, as the ruffed grouse and spruce partridge; -- distinguished from prairie grouse. Timber hitch (Naut.), a kind of hitch used for temporarily marking fast a rope to a spar. See Illust. under Hitch. Timber mare, a kind of instrument upon which soldiers were formerly compelled to ride for punishment. --Johnson. Timber scribe, a metal tool or pointed instrument for marking timber. --Simmonds. Timber sow. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Timber worm, below. --Bacon. Timber tree, a tree suitable for timber. Timber worm (Zo["o]l.), any larval insect which burrows in timber. Timber yard, a yard or place where timber is deposited. [1913 Webster] Timber \Tim"ber\, n. [Probably the same word as timber sort of wood; cf. Sw. timber, LG. timmer, MHG. zimber, G. zimmer, F. timbre, LL. timbrium. Cf. Timmer.] (Com.) A certain quantity of fur skins, as of martens, ermines, sables, etc., packed between boards; being in some cases forty skins, in others one hundred and twenty; -- called also timmer. [Written also timbre.] [1913 Webster] Timber \Tim"ber\, n. [F. timbre. See Timbre.] (Her.) The crest on a coat of arms. [Written also timbre.] [1913 Webster] Timber \Tim"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Timbered; p. pr. & vb. n. Timbering.] To furnish with timber; -- chiefly used in the past participle. [1913 Webster] His bark is stoutly timbered. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Timber \Tim"ber\, v. i. 1. To light on a tree. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Falconry) To make a nest. [1913 Webster]


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