timber timber  /ˈtɪm bər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
  2. (n) a beam made of wood
  3. (n) a post made of wood
  4. (n) land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  5. (n) (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

Usage(s):

  1. Tongass timber was cheap because in 1954 the Federal Government gave KPC a 50-year contract guaranteeing the mill rights to vast amounts of Alaskan timber at fire-sale prices.
  2. The government has already granted five timber concessions that extend into the Cardamoms.
  3. In 1995 the Cambodian government prohibited the export of newly cut timber, but the ban has apparently been widely ignored.

News

  1. Timber Lake offers theater workshops for kids

    MOUNT CARROLL – Timber Lake Playhouse is offering a 1-day workshop for children ages 8 to 12 on July 13, and a weeklong theater immersion workshop for teens July 15-19.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: SaukValley.com

  2. Timber Creek's Adonis Jennings commits to Rutgers

    Adonis Jennings, a senior wide receiver from Timber Creek, committed to Rutgers on Wednesday afternoon.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Timber Lake Playhouse to offer theatre workshops in July

    MOUNT CARROLL — Timber Lake Playhouse, 8215 Black Oak Road, Mount Carroll, will host its annual week-long theatre immersion workshop for teens July 15-19.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Journal-Standard

Quotes

  1. "We must also send a firm message to timber suppliers that illegal timber or timber products will not be tolerated on the EU market," said European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas, unveiling the draft law.
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Stavros Dimas Source: AFP

  2. In Washington, Mr Bush said his executive order targeted "companies in industries such as gems and timber that exploit the labour of the downtrodden Burmese people but enrich only the generals".
    on May 1, 2008 By: President Bush Source: BBC News

  3. In 1979, critic Leonard Feather praised Lucien in the Los Angeles Times for his "resonant baritone, assured timber and phrasing, the West Indian piquancy of his announcements. Contemporary material works better for him than standards."
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Leonard Feather Source: Forbes

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