lumber lumber  /ˈləm bər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
  2. (n) an implement used in baseball by the batter
  3. (v) move heavily or clumsily
  4. (v) cut lumber, as in woods and forests

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A mighty pile of legislative lumber remained last week to be sawed by Congress before adjournment.
  2. Odd-sized chunks of lumber are laminated into beams with the strength (and half the weight) of steel.

News

  1. Lumber Truck Tips Over On I-96 Ramp

    Hundreds of boards of lumber are spilled along an exit ramp along I-96 in Delta Township, after semi overturns Wednesday morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WILX 10 Lansing

  2. Eco Red Shield Lumber The Product Of Choice For Custom Home Being Constructed In The Wildfire Prone Area Of Beverly ...

    VISTA, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTCQB: ECOB) announced today that TR Wurster Construction Inc. headquarter in Canoga Park, California purchased another full house package of protected lumber for a high end custom home in Beverly Hills, California....
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Hyde Park Lumber and Design Center, Cincinnati, to Host Small Business Expo to Benefit The Springer School and Center ...

    Hyde Park Lumber and Design Center will be holding their first Small Business Expo on Saturday, June 15 from noon to 4 p.m. with proceeds to benefit the Springer School and Center. The Expo will offer approximately 20 vendors, mostly home-based and small businesses, enabling them to showcase their products while supporting a great cause. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "Capital money can be spent to make investments that create jobs, that create orders for US steel, lumber, concrete, all of the manufacturing that is important to keeping our economy humming," Rendell said. "It's one of the ways that we've...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Ed Rendell Source: The Tribune-Democrat

  2. "Good night with the lumber," said manager Bobby Cox.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Bobby Cox Source: Maddux Sports (blog)

  3. Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Hilary Benn said: "This nation owes a huge debt of gratitude to the Land Girls and the Lumber Jills - as they were affectionately known. During the dark days of the war they provided...
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Hilary Benn Source: Winsford Guardian

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