HyperDic: timber

English > 5 senses of the word timber:
NOUNsubstancetimber, lumberthe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
artifacttimbera beam made of wood
artifacttimbera post made of wood
objecttimber, forest, woodland, timberlandland that is covered with trees and shrubs
attributetimber, timbre, quality, tone(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)
timber > pronunciation
Soundstih'mber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > timber: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material.
Synonymlumber
Narrowerboard, plankA stout length of sawn timber
plankingplanks collectively
stocklumber used in the construction of something
stripThin piece of wood or metal
Broaderbuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
SubstanceswoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Spanishmadera aserrada, madera
Catalanfusta
English > timber: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA beam made of wood.
NarrowercoulisseA timber member grooved to take a sliding panel
sternpost(nautical) the principal upright timber at the stern of a vessel
stringerA long horizontal timber to connect uprights
two-by-fourA timber measuring (slightly under) 2 inches by 4 inches in cross section
Broaderbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
English > timber: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA post made of wood.
BroaderpostAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
Spanishmadero
English > timber: 5 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningLand that is covered with trees and shrubs.
Synonymsforest, woodland, timberland
InstancesBlack Forest, SchwarzwaldA hilly forest / forest region in southwestern Germany
Sherwood ForestAn ancient forest / forest in central England
WildernessA wooded region in northeastern Virginia near Spotsylvania where bloody but inconclusive battles were fought in the American Civil War
Narrowergreenwoodwoodlands in full leaf
riparian forestwoodlands along the banks of stream or river
silva, sylvaThe forest / forest trees growing in a country or region
tree farmA forest / forest (or part of a forest / forest) where trees are grown for commercial use
BroaderbiomeA major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
Spanisharbolado, arboleda, boscaje, bosque, floresta, foresta, selva, timberland
Catalanarboreda, arbreda, bosc, selva, timberland
English > timber: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
Meaning(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound).
Synonymstimbre, quality, tone
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Narrowercolor, colour, coloration, colourationThe timbre of a musical sound
harmonicAny of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental
nasalityA quality of the voice that is produced by nasal resonators
plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancyHaving the character of a loud deep sound
register(music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments
resonanceThe quality imparted to voiced speech sounds by the action of the resonating chambers of the throat and mouth and nasal cavities
shrillness, stridence, stridencyHaving the timbre of a loud high-pitched sound
Broadersound propertyAn attribute of sound
Spanishcualidad, timbre
Catalanqualitat, timbre

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