lumbering

  • 1Lumbering — Lum ber*ing, n. The business of cutting or getting timber or logs from the forest for lumber. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2lumbering — index ponderous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3lumbering — [adj] clumsy, awkward blundering, bovine, bumbling, clodhopping*, clunking, elephantine, gauche, gawky, halting, heavy, heavy footed, hulking, inept, klutzy*, leadfooted*, lumpish, maladroit, overgrown, ponderous, splay, two left feet*, ungainly …

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  • 4lumbering — lumbering1 [lum′bər iŋ] n. ☆ the work or business of cutting down trees and preparing lumber lumbering2 [lum′bər iŋ] adj. 1. moving heavily, clumsily, or noisily 2. rumbling lumberingly adv …

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  • 5Lumbering — Lumber Lum ber, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lumbering}.] 1. To heap together in disorder. Stuff lumbered together. Rymer. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6lumbering — adjective he was a lumbering bear of a man Syn: clumsy, awkward, heavy footed, slow, blundering, bumbling, inept, maladroit, uncoordinated, ungainly, ungraceful, gauche, lumpish, hulking, ponderous; informal clodhopping Ant: nimble …

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  • 7lumbering — I noun the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber • Hypernyms: ↑trade, ↑craft II adjective slow and laborious because of weight the heavy tread of tired troops moved with a lumbering sag bellied trot …

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  • 8lumbering technician — miško ruošos technikas statusas T sritis profesijos apibrėžtis Technikas, kuris padeda miškininkystės inžinieriui tvarkyti racionalų medienos naudojimą, planuoti miško ruošos darbus ir atlikti kartografavimą. Jis prižiūri miško ruošos ir kitokią… …

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  • 9lumbering — /lum beuhr ing/, n. the trade or business of cutting and preparing lumber. [1765 75; LUMBER1 + ING1] * * * …

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  • 10lumbering — 1. noun The business of felling trees for lumber. 2. adjective a) Clumsy or awkward. b) Heavy, slow and laborious; ponderous …

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  • 11lumbering — Synonyms and related words: Christmas tree farming, Latinate, afforestation, all thumbs, ambling, ambulation, arboriculture, awkward, backpacking, blunderheaded, blundering, bombastic, boorish, bulky, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, careless …

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  • 12lumbering — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. clumsy, blundering, overgrown; see awkward 1 , crude 1 , heavy 1 . n. Syn. timbering, felling trees, cutting logs, getting out lumber, cutting off, cutting over, lumberjacking, milling, tree farming, sawing, logging,… …

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  • 13lumbering — lum·ber·ing || lÊŒmbÉ™rɪŋ n. business of cutting down and preparing trees for sale, buying and selling of timber adj. hulking, characterized by an awkward and heavy gait lum·ber || lÊŒmbÉ™(r) n. trees that have been sawed into rough planks;… …

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  • 14lumbering — noun chiefly N. Amer. cut and prepare forest timber for transport and sale. → lumber …

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  • 15lumbering — a. 1. Trudging, moving slowly. 2. Cumbrous, cumbersome, clumsy, awkward, unwieldy, ponderous …

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  • 16lumbering — adj 1. clumsy, awkward, ungraceful, ungainly; oafish, doltish, cloddish, heavy footed, lubberly, bearish, bovine, lumpish, hulking; stodgy, stolid, heavy, unwieldy, ponderous; stiff, uneasy, wooden, gawky, constrained. 2. bungling, blundering,… …

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