timber
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timber(
tihm
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buhr
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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).
All the timber we sell is from sustainable forests.Toda la madera que vendemos viene de bosques sustentables.
2. (botany)
a. los árboles
(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).
Most of the timber has been felled by illegal loggers.La mayoría de los árboles ha sido talada por leñadores ilegales.
b. los árboles madereros
(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).
The government is seeking investors for a new area of tropical timber plantations.El gobierno busca inversores para una nueva zona de plantaciones de árboles madereros tropicales.
3. (construction)
a. la viga
(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 want to keep the original 16th-century timbers in the ceilings of the house.Queremos conservar las vigas originales del siglo XVI en los techos de la casa.
b. el madero
(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).
Workmen were winching up the timbers for the roof.Los trabajadores estaban subiendo con cabrestante los maderos para el techo.
c. la cuaderna
(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).
(nautical)
The timbers were held in place with wooden pegs, which swelled when immersed in water.Las cuadernas se sujetaban con trozos de madera, que se hinchaban al ser sumergidos en el agua.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (made of timber)
a. de madera
The house has a timber frame with stone cladding.La casa tiene un armazón de madera revestido de piedra.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5. (used to warn)
a. árbol va
The lumberjack shouted "Timber!", then there was an almighty crash.El leñador gritó "¡Árbol va!", luego se oyó un estrépito tremendo.
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timber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wood)
a. la madera (de construcción)
(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).
timber!¡árbol va!
timber merchantmaderero m
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timber [ˈtɪmbəʳ]
noun
(wood) madera (f); (growing trees) árboles (m) (productores de madera); (beam) viga (f); madero (m); (Náut) cuaderna (f)
timber! ¡tronco va!
modifier
timber merchant (n) (Britain) maderero (m)
timber wolf (n) lobo (m) gris norteamericano
timber yard (n) (Britain) almacén (m) de madera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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