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Definition 1: an implement used in baseball by the batter - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lumber in the sense of this definition

(lumber is a kind of ...) equipment used in playing baseball

(lumber is a kind of ...) a club used for hitting a ball in various games

(lumber is a part of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

Definition 2: the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for lumber in the sense of this definition

(lumber is a kind of ...) material used for constructing buildings

(... is a kind of lumber ) lumber used in the construction of something

"they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"

(... is a kind of lumber ) thin piece of wood or metal

(... is a kind of lumber ) a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

(... is a kind of lumber ) planks collectively; a quantity of planks

(lumber is made of the substance ...) the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

Definition 3: cut lumber, as in woods and forests - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for lumber in the sense of this definition

(lumber is a kind of ...) cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

"strike down a tree" "Lightning struck down the hikers"

Definition 4: move heavily or clumsily - [verb of motion]

Samples where lumber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The heavy man lumbered across the room

Synonyms for lumber in the sense of this definition

(lumber is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

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