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timber in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtimbertim‧ber /ˈtɪmbə $ -ər/ ●●○ noun  1 [uncountable] British EnglishHBPTIM wood used for building or making things syn lumber American English a bench made of timber2 [uncountable] trees that produce wood used for building or making things the timber trade3 [countable]TBC a wooden beam, especially one that forms part of the main structure of a house4 timber!
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timberAfter lying deserted it became a timber factory for a while in the 1960s.Adjustable shelving is still a very popular choice; timber and glass shelves are ideal for displaying ornaments.It provided grazing land, timber, fruits and fuel, while remaining an undamaged wildlife habitat.But it was no better outside: midges boiled in clouds out of the sodden peat around the saw-bed and the timber stacks.But government departments have no method of discovering the origin of the timber and paper that they use.You can then treat the timber by spraying or brushing on two generous coats, working backwards towards the loft hatch.Along the length of the railway line were timber yards, rope works, maltings and an iron foundry.