lumber
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lumber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la madera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We cut down trees for lumber to build a cabin in the woods.Talamos árboles para conseguir madera para construir una cabaña en el bosque.
b. los maderos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We could save the forests if we relied less on lumber.Podríamos salvar los bosques si dependiéramos menos de los maderos.
2. (junk) (United Kingdom)
a. los cachivaches
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I need to park my car in the garage, so please move your lumber out of there.Tengo que estacionar mi carro en el garaje, así que por favor saca tus cachivaches de allí.
b. los trastos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The spare room is full of lumber.El cuarto de invitados está lleno de trastos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to move awkwardly)
a. avanzar pesadamente
The gorilla lumbered towards the wall of its cage to see the visitors of the zoo.El gorila avanzó pesadamente hacia la pared de su jaula para ver a los visitantes del zoológico.
b. caminar pesadamente
The delivery man lumbered with a ton of packages.El repartidor caminó pesadamente con un montón de paquetes.
4. (to cut trees)
a. aserrar
I'm working as an apprentice to a lumberjack so I can learn to lumber.Estoy trabajando como aprendiz con un leñador para poder aprender a aserrar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cut trees)
a. talar
The lumberjacks lumbered half of the forest and sent the trees to the mill.Los leñadores talaron la mitad del bosque y enviaron los árboles al aserradero.
6. (to fill)
a. abarrotar
He lumbered his desk drawer with papers and we were unable to open it.Había abarrotado el cajón de su escritorio de papeles y no podíamos abrirlo.
7. (to burden) (United Kingdom)
a. cargar
I was lumbered with the unfortunate task of telling Maria that her dog had died.Me cargaron con la desgraciada tarea de decirle a María que su perro había muerto.
b. endilgar
My sister went away on a business trip this weekend, so she lumbered me with her pets.Mi hermana se fue de viaje de negocios este fin de semana, así que me endilgó a sus mascotas.
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lumber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (junk) (United Kingdom)
a. el trastos (viejos)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
lumber roomtrastero m
2. (wood)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el madera f, maderos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to lumber somebody with somethinghacerle a alguien cargar con algo
I got lumbered with a huge billme hicieron pagar una factura enorme
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to lumber about or aroundcaminar pesadamente
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lumber [ˈlʌmbəʳ]
noun
1 (wood) especially (US) maderos (m)
2 especially (Britain) (junk) trastos (m) viejos
transitive verb
1 (Britain) (encumber)
to lumber sb with sth hacer que algn cargue con algo; endilgar algo a algn; he got lumbered with the job le endilgaron el trabajo; I got lumbered with the girl for the afternoon tuve que cargar toda la tarde con la chica; me endilgaron a la chica toda la tarde
2 (fill) [+space, room]
to lumber sth with sth atiborrar algo de algo
intransitive verb
cortar y aserrar árboles; explotar los bosques
modifier
lumber company (n) empresa (f) maderera
lumber jacket (n) chaqueta (f) de leñador
lumber mill (n) aserradero (m)
lumber room (n) trastero (m)
lumber yard (n) (US) almacén (m) de madera
lumber [ˈlʌmbəʳ]
intransitive verb
(also lumber about) moverse pesadamente;(also lumber along) avanzar pesadamente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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