Treated Lumber

Business / Construction / Treated Lumber: A wood product which has been impregnated with chemical pesticides such as CCA (Chromated Copper Arsenate) to reduce damage from wood rot or insects. Often used for the portions of a structure which are likely to be in contact with soil and water. Wood may also be treated with a fire retardant.

Other Words for Lumber

Lumber Verb Synonyms: timber, wood, beams, planks, boards, wood
Lumber Noun Synonyms: odds and ends, junk, clutter, jumble, rejects, white elephants, rubbish, litter, trash
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Treated Lumber

Business / Construction / Treated Lumber: A wood product which has been impregnated with chemical pesticides such as CCA (Chromated Copper Arsenate) to reduce damage from wood rot or insects. Often used for the portions of a structure which a MORE

Laying On The Lumber

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Laying On The Lumber: This is when a player swings his stick at an opponent, whether contact is made or not. Non-aggressive stick contact to the pants or front of the shin pads should not be penalized as slashing. For slas MORE

Pressure-Treated Wood

Business / Construction / Pressure-Treated Wood: Lumber that has been saturated with a preservative. MORE

Lumber

Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Lumber: Hockey stick. MORE

Sill

Business / Construction / Sill: (1) The 2 X 4 or 2 X 6 wood plate framing member that lays flat against and bolted to the foundation wall (with anchor bolts) and upon which the floor joists are installed. Normally the sill plate is MORE

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