timbered

Definitions

  • Timbered House in the Market Place, Godalming
    Timbered House in the Market Place, Godalming
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj timbered furnished with or made of wood or timbers "timbered walls"
    • adj timbered covered with growing timber "thickly timbered ridges clothed with loblolly pine and holly","hills timbered up to their summits"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Old Timbered House near Bletchingley Old Timbered House near Bletchingley
Automatic Steam Transfer for Timber, Lumber and Slabs Automatic Steam Transfer for Timber, Lumber and Slabs
Jamestown house types: simple frame, half-timber, brick, and row. (Conjectural sketches by Sidney E. King.) Jamestown house types: simple frame, half-timber, brick, and row. (Conjectural sketches by Sidney E. King.)
A few of many tools unearthed at Jamestown which were used for timbering: felling axes, a hewing axe, adze, hatchet, wedge, and saw fragment A few of many tools unearthed at Jamestown which were used for timbering: felling axes, a hewing axe, adze, hatchet,...
Timber wolves Timber wolves
Work of Timber Worms in Oak Work of Timber Worms in Oak
Upon this piece of timber I was carried away by the current Upon this piece of timber I was carried away by the current
Boat Knot.  Sheet bend and Toggle. Clove Hitch  Half Hitch  Timber Hitch Boat Knot. Sheet bend and Toggle. Clove Hitch Half Hitch Timber Hitch

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Timbered Built; formed; contrived.
    • Timbered Covered with growth timber; wooden; as, well-timbered land.
    • Timbered Furnished with timber; -- often compounded; as, a well-timbered house; a low-timbered house.
    • Timbered Massive, like timber. "His timbered bones all broken, rudely rumbled."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • timbered Built; framed; shaped; formed; contrived; made.
    • timbered Made of or furnished with timber or timbers: as, a well-timbered house; well-timbered land.
    • timbered Made like timber; massive, as heavy timber.
    • timbered In heraldry, ensigned by a helmet or other head-piece set upon it: said of the escutcheon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • p.adj Timbered furnished with timber: :
    • p.adj Timbered (Shak.) built, formed, contrived
    • p.adj Timbered (Spens.) made like timber, massive
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Quotations

  • Douglas Malloch
    Douglas Malloch
    “Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.”
  • Immanuel Kant
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    “Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is made nothing entirely straight can be carved.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.”
  • Overlung
    Overlung
    “Wit is brushwood; judgment timber; the one gives the greatest flame, and the other yields the most durable heat; and both meeting make the best fire.”
  • Pablo Neruda
    Pablo Neruda
    “I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. timber, building, wood; Ger. zimmer, an apartment.

Usage

In literature:

Beyond the town rose higher hills, well timbered with oaks and pines.
"Gold Seekers of '49" by Edwin L. Sabin
Antonio guided him to the edge of the timber, and then returned to the rest.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
At a short distance from the house the path angled, striking into thick, heavy timber.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The people live in little shanties scattered through the timber near springs of water and are poorly clad.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
It is almost worthless as a timber, being too small for most purposes.
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
Ahead of them lay another short rise whose crest was dotted with timber bluffs.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
There is very little timber on the plains.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
The position was entrenched, and the approaches were obstructed by felled timber.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
Timber was allowed for the use of the works above and below ground.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
Here's plenty of timber sticks.
"Field and Forest" by Oliver Optic
In 1665, immediately after his arrival, he sent men 'timber-cruising' in every likely direction.
"All Afloat" by William Wood
Gordon carefully explained the entire circumstance of the timber to Lettice.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
When the timber is destroyed, a beautiful turf takes immediate possession of the surface.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
The bed stands on thick timbers, represented by 3, and the timbers rest on heavy sleepers, 4.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
They grow in a very dense timber stand; single acres have yielded 1,500,000 ft. B.M.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
These timbers also connected the upper and lower decks together.
"Ancient and Modern Ships." by George C. V. Holmes
Suddenly there is a scurry of barefoot youths along the pier timbers.
"Careers of Danger and Daring" by Cleveland Moffett
The timbers are held together with a spike.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
They were in thick timber.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
He led the way without hesitation, around sloughs, down coulees, through timber.
"The Land of Strong Men" by Arthur M. Chisholm
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In poetry:

I dream that I remember
A dim and distant day,
Beyond yon misty timber,
In the Home-world far away.
"Jack Cornstalk as a Poet" by Henry Lawson
"I'm a mate on board a wessel,
I'm a sailor bold and true;
Shiver up my poor old timbers,
Let me be a mate for you!
"The Ballad Of Eliza Davis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The curse of God, his house will never leave,
Who falsely swears by God's tremendous name —
But shall to ev'ry stone and timber cleave,
'Till utter ruin shall consume the same.
"Against Swearing" by Rees Prichard
There she laboured in the heavy sea against both wind and tide,
Whilst a dense fog enveloped her on every side;
And the mighty billows made her timbers creak,
Until at last, unfortunately, she sprung a leak.
"Grace Darling or "The Wreck of the Forfarshire"" by William Topaz McGonagall
Singers, they, of the open land;
The timbered peak and the desert sand,
Peril and joy of the hardy quest,
Trail and pack of he unspoiled West:
Though crowded back to the lone, last range,
Their dream survives that will never change.
"The Edge Of Town" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Yet sometimes when the clouds were torn to rags,
Flying black before a gale, we saw one rock
In the offing, and the mariner folk would cry,
'Look how she labours; those aboard may hear
Her timbers creak e'en as she'd break her heart.'
"If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Timber in the Nick of Time .
Darlington Nagbe is a given to return for 2013 for the Portland Timbers, but who will be joining him.
View full size Kip Kesgard, community blogger Jose Adolfo Valencia did appear at Timbers practice today for a brief time, and gingerly walked about as the team completed its scrimmage.
Timber supply shortages in B.C.
Of 405 sawmills employing 45,778 Oregon workers in 1980, the state tallied only 106 mills and 15,708 workers by 2010, said Tom Partin of the American Forest Resources Council, a timber industry advocacy group.
Sustainably-forested timber and Vermont slate.
Open Thread Shiver Me Timbers.
Timbers shivered , 'Pirate' fights on.
Shivering Timbers at 88.1 KDHX Caroline Philippone.
Chicago defender calls Portland Timbers' field a ' shoebox '.
Troy Perkins, keeper for the Portland Timbers, makes a save against the Chicago Fire Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland.
Thunderous Sounders crowd set to greet Timbers.
TIMBER for their timbre .
Unintelligible Timbers coach does Alaska Airlines safety video.
Twenty-one players with Southland roots will be available to the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps in Wednesday's Major League Soccer expansion draft.
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In science:

The population was subdivided into nine strata on the basis of the timber volume per unit area, as determined from aerial photographs.
Optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling: Stochastic matrix optimisation
The population was subdivided into nine strata on the basis of the timber volume per unit area, as determined from aerial photographs.
Multivariate stratified sampling by stochastic multiobjective optimisation
The population was subdivided into nine strata on the basis of the timber volume per unit area, as determined from aerial photographs.
A modified Pr\'ekopa's approach in optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling
The whistle register is so called because the shrill timber of the notes that are produced from this register are similar to that of a whistle or the upper notes of a flute.
Music in Terms of Science
Several studies have examined impacts of timber harvesting in these forests.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
Boxman, O., Graaf, N.R.de, Hendrison, J., Jonkers, W.B.J., Poels, R.L.H., Schmidt, P. and Tjon Lim Sang, R. (1985) - Towards sustained timber production from tropical rain forests in Suriname.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
Preston, R.A. and Vanclay, J.K. (1988) - Calculation of timber yields from north Queensland rainforests.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
Manage. 42:143-168. Vanclay, J.K. and Preston, R.A. (1989) - Sustainable timber harvesting in the rainforests of northern Queensland. In Forest Planning for People, Proceedings of 13th biennial conference of the Institute of Foresters of Australia, Leura, NSW, 18-22 September 1989.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
Treatment of unproductive rainforest attempting to produce a viable timber harvest. 9.
Effects of Selection Logging on Rainforest Productivity
In the US this was through the Federal US Forest Service and through State agencies; in Canada this was the Canadian Forest Service; in Australia this was through the Commonwealth Forestry and Timber Bureau in conjunction with various state authorities.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
Technical Report Leaflet 100, Commonwealth Forestry and Timber Bureau, Canberra.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Technical Report Leaflet 107, Commonwealth Forestry and Timber Bureau, Canberra.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
For example, hyperspectral images have been recently used successfully for mapping the timber species in tropical forestry [?].
Enhancing hyperspectral image unmixing with spatial correlations
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