dimension lumber


dimension lumber
1. building lumber cut to standard or specified sizes.
2. sawed lumber from 2 to 5 in. (5 to 12.7 cm) thick and from 4 to 12 in. (10.2 to 30.5 cm) wide. Also called dimension.
[1870-75]

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  • Dimension lumber — Dimension Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dimension lumber — 1. building lumber cut to standard or specified sizes. 2. sawed lumber from 2 to 5 in. (5 to 12.7 cm) thick and from 4 to 12 in. (10.2 to 30.5 cm) wide. Also called dimension. [1870 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dimension — Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimension scantling — Dimension Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimension stock — Dimension Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimension stone — Dimension Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dimension — dimensional, adj. dimensionality, n. dimensionally, adv. dimensionless, adj. /di men sheuhn, duy /, n. 1. Math. a. a property of space; extension in a given direction: A straight line has one dimension, a parallelogram has two dimensions, and a… …   Universalium

  • dimension — [də men′shən; ] also [ dīmen′shən] n. [ME dimensioun < L dimensio, a measuring < dimensus, pp. of dimetiri, to measure off < dis , off, from + metiri, to MEASURE] 1. any measurable extent, as length, width, depth, etc.: see also FOURTH… …   English World dictionary

  • Lumber — Timber redirects here. For other uses, see Timber (disambiguation). Timber in storage for later processing at a sawmill …   Wikipedia

  • Dimensional lumber — Dimension Di*men sion, n. [L. dimensio, fr. dimensus, p. p. of dimetiri to measure out; di = dis + metiri to measure: cf. F. dimension. See {Measure}.] 1. Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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