Lumber definitions

lŭm'bər
To walk or move clumsily or heavily.
verb
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To move with a rumbling noise.
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Timber sawed into boards, planks, or other structural members of standard or specified length.
noun
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Something useless or cumbersome.
noun
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Miscellaneous stored articles.
noun
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To clutter with or as if with unused articles.
verb
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Miscellaneous discarded household articles, furniture, etc. stored away or taking up room.
noun
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To cut down (trees) and prepare as marketable timber.
verb
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Timber sawed into beams, planks, boards, etc. of sizes convenient for building or carpentry.
noun
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To cut down timber and saw it into lumber.
verb
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To move heavily, clumsily, and, often, noisily.

Tanks lumbering up a slope.

verb
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To rumble.
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To remove (timber) from (an area) for use as lumber.
verb
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The definition of lumber is wood sawed into beams and boards of convenient sizes.

An example of lumber is the wood used for building a deck.

noun
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To lumber is defined as to move slowly with a lot of effort.

An example of lumber is when big trucks must climb up a steep incline.

verb
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(uncountable) Wood intended as a building material.
noun
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A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
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A product created from trees that is used in constructing homes, offices, and furniture. Futures contracts are traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), among other exchanges throughout the world. The CME’s contract is random-length lumber futures, which began trading in 1969. Options also are traded on lumber.
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Useless things that are stored away.
noun
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(intransitive) To move clumsily.
verb
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To cut down the timber of.
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To cut and prepare timber for marketing.
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To fill or obstruct with useless articles or rubbish; clutter.
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To encumber or burden.
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To load down with things, to fill, to encumber.
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To heap together in disorder.
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To fill or encumber with lumber.

To lumber up a room.

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Origin of lumber

Middle English lomeren possibly of Scandinavian origin Swedish dialectal loma to move heavily