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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. timbers

    The incurvated ribs of a ship which branch outwards from the keel in a vertical direction, so as to give strength, figure, and solidity to the whole fabric. One timber is composed of several pieces. (See FRAME.)--Cant or square timbers, are those which are placed obliquely on the keel towards the extremities of a ship, forming the dead solid wood of the gripe, and of the after heel.--Filling timbers. Those which are put up between the frames. One mould serves for two timbers, the fore-side of the one being supposed to unite with the after-side of the one before it, and so make only one line.--Knuckle-timbers are the foremost cant-timbers on a ship's bow: the hindmost on the quarter are termed fashion-pieces.

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  1. timbers

    Plural noun of timber.

    The wooden framed house company used a variety of different timbers to construct their frames.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of timbers in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of timbers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of timbers in a Sentence

  1. Martin Passingham:

    You walk into the workshop now and the smells are very, very strong, the removal of the ice has let all of that smell come out of the floor and timbers.

  2. Mike Golub:

    In our case theres some real inherent advantages having one organization run both clubs, we have a staff of 160 people, all of whom are charged with running both the Timbers and the Thorns. ... Teams that dont have more than one club dont necessarily have that scale, those resources that expertise. We also have by virtue of our men a great facility that we can control, a great practice facility.

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