lumber

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌmbər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlʌmbɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lumbər)


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lumber

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [sawn, rough, softwood, pine, unfinished, treated] lumber
  2. a [truck, container, ship] (full) of lumber
  3. lumber for [carpentry, building, construction]
  4. [export, import, distribute, sell] lumber
  5. lumber is [processed, treated] in a [mill, lumberyard]
  6. pick up some lumber (for, from)
  7. UK: lumber [filling, laying about, strewn over] in the yard
  8. UK: a [pile, heap, mound] of (useless) lumber
  9. UK: [throw, toss, put] (some) lumber on the fire
n as adj
  1. works in the lumber [industry, trade]
  2. a lumber [mill, yard, company]
  3. lumber [imports, exports, sales]
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