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noun as in trees, wood

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Here in Alaska, many moose hunters frequent old burned timber stands, and these are littered with dead small trees and debris that can damage an ATV pretty easily if you’re not careful.

It also would reinstate timber severance taxes, which are based on the value of the trees that are logged.

His bill died after the timber industry opposed defunding the institute.

In a story published in June, the three news organizations found that the state’s largest timber companies received billions of dollars in tax cuts since the 1990s.

At the same time a surge in home renovations and do-it-yourself home projects during the pandemic—just look at the earnings of Home Depot and Lowe’s—and rebounding home construction have increased the demand for timber.

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“The Americans were a tool, used by the Safis in the Pech to rid them of their competition in the timber trade,” Zalwar Khan said.

Despite the trade officially being banned, he explains, timber was still locally harvested and sold.

With a lot of forethought, he wields an 8-pound maul through timber.

Though the company imports its wood from a timber supplier, they cut and process it.

One outfitter found a camp in timber—a Nichols camp, with a fresh three-rock campfire.

The moment the bait was touched, down would come the heavy timber—smash—on the tiger's head.

I pulled up and glanced about, but the clumps of scrubby timber were just plentiful enough to cut off a clear view of the flat.

The case was fixed over the engine-shaft on two beams of timber from wall to wall.

It is like the eating of a smothered fire into rotten timber in that it is noiseless and without haste.

There was then a great deal of old timber about the place and a long avenue of oaks, besides three large cherry orchards.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to timber, such as: forest, hardwood, log, balk, beam, and board.

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