Definition of Timbering

1. n. The act of furnishing with timber; also, timbers, collectively; timberwork; timber.



Definition of Timbering

1. Noun. Any structure, partial structure, or other item made from timber. ¹

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Definition of Timbering

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timbering

timber line
timber rafting
timber rattlesnake
timber stand improvement
timber wolf
timber wolves
timber yard
timber yards
timberdoodle
timberdoodles
timbered
timberhead
timberheads
timbering (current term)
timberings
timberland
timberlands
timberless
timberlike
timberline
timberlines
timberling
timberlings
timberman
timbermen
timbers
timberwolf
timberwolves

Literary usage of Timbering

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"Such timbering is required where pressure comes from all sides of the ... timbering Levels.—While the four-piece set can be made of round timbers, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"69, in which a level is maintained between two walls keeping back a ma: -, of rubbish The timbering required for shafts varies according ..."

3. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"timbering: Size of Collar; Relation of Diameter to Length of Post. ... I. timbering (Methods of Getting and Handling) FOR THE GOLD-MINES OF ZARUMA, ..."

4. Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration; Copper by Herbert Hoover (1909)
"timbering. 2. Filling with waste. 3. Filling with broken ore subsequently withdrawn. 4. Pillars of ore. 5. Artificial pillars built of timbers and waste. 6. ..."

5. Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration; Copper by Herbert Hoover (1909)
"timbering. 2. Filling with waste. 3. Filling with broken ore subsequently withdrawn. 4. Pillars of ore. 5. Artificial pillars built of timbers and waste. 6. ..."

6. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"The timbering was begun with 12"X12" timbering, five segments to the arch, ... It wras found that this timbering was giving way and intermediate ribs were ..."

7. The Metallic Wealth of the United States: Described and Compared with that by Josiah Dwight Whitney (1854)
"timbering in n level in a yielding rock. timbering in a level with solid ... 17 and 18) show two modes of timbering in levels, and will serve to give an ..."

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