(1) A beam made of wood
(2) A post made of wood
(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"
(4) Land that is covered with trees and shrubs
(5) The wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
< < < . Cognates include Old High German (German ), Old Norse and Gothic .
- Trees in a forest regarded as a source of wood.
- Wood that has been pre-cut and is ready for use in construction.
- A heavy wooden beam, generally a whole log that has been squared off and used to provide heavy support for something such as a roof. Historically also used in the plural, as in "ship's timbers".
, forest lumber
, wood beam
- Used by loggers to warn others that a tree being felled is falling.
From from . Cognates include Old High German (German ), Old Norse and Gothic .
- a building
- the act of building