Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun timber

5 senses of timber

Sense 1
lumber, timber -- (the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material)
       => building material -- (material used for constructing buildings)

Sense 2
timber -- (a beam made of wood)
       => beam -- (long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction)

Sense 3
timber -- (a post made of wood)
       => post -- (an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them")

Sense 4
forest, woodland, timberland, timber -- (land that is covered with trees and shrubs)
       => land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma -- (the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground")
       => biome -- (a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate)

Sense 5
timbre, timber, quality, tone -- ((music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet")
       => sound property -- (an attribute of sound)

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