timber noun

1 trees/wood for use in building/carpentry

ADJ. heavy | solid a solid timber door | rough | dead, decayed, rotten, rotting | seasoned, treated | unseasoned, untreated

QUANT. baulk, length, piece

VERB + TIMBER cut, fell, harvest, saw | dress, season, treat

TIMBER + VERB decay, rot

TIMBER + NOUN product | company, industry, merchant, production, yard | construction, frame, structure, support | beam, building, floor, etc.

2 (usually timbers) piece of wood used in a building

ADJ. sound | exposed The house has exposed oak timbers. | ceiling, floor, roof | ship's