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Lumber vs. Slumber — What's the Difference?

Lumber vs. Slumber — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Lumber and Slumber

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Lumber

Lumber, also known as timber, is wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production. Lumber is mainly used for structural purposes but has many other uses as well.
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Slumber

To sleep.
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Lumber

Timber sawed into boards, planks, or other structural members of standard or specified length.
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Slumber

To be dormant or quiescent.
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Lumber

Something useless or cumbersome.
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Slumber

To pass (time) in sleep
Slumbered the night away.
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Lumber

Chiefly British Miscellaneous stored articles.
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Slumber

Sleep.
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Lumber

To cut down (trees) and prepare as marketable timber.
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Slumber

A state of inactivity or dormancy.
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Lumber

To cut down the timber of.
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Slumber

A very light state of sleep, almost awake.
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Lumber

Chiefly British To clutter with or as if with unused articles.
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Slumber

(figurative) A state of ignorance or inaction.
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Lumber

To cut and prepare timber for marketing.
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Slumber

The snooze button on an alarm clock.
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Lumber

To walk or move clumsily or heavily.
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Slumber

(intransitive) To be in a very light state of sleep, almost awake.
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Lumber

To move with a rumbling noise.
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Slumber

(intransitive) To be inactive or negligent.
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Lumber

(North America) Wood sawn into planks or otherwise prepared for sale or use, especially as a building material.
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Slumber

To lay to sleep.
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Lumber

Old furniture or other items that take up room, or are stored away.
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Slumber

To stun; to stupefy.
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Lumber

(figurative) Useless or cumbrous material.
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Slumber

To sleep; especially, to sleep lightly; to doze.
He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.
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Lumber

(obsolete) A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
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Slumber

To be in a state of negligence, sloth, supineness, or inactivity.
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Lumber

A baseball bat.
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Slumber

To lay to sleep.
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Lumber

An erect penis.
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Slumber

To stun; to stupefy.
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Lumber

(intransitive) To move clumsily and heavily; to move slowly.
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Slumber

Sleep; especially, light sleep; sleep that is not deep or sound; repose.
He at last fell into a slumber, and thence into a fast sleep, which detained him in that place until it was almost night.
Fast asleep? It is no matter;Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber.
Rest to my soul, and slumber to my eyes.
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Lumber

To load down with things, to fill, to encumber, to impose an unwanted burden on.
They’ve lumbered me with all these suitcases.
I got lumbered with that boring woman all afternoon.
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Slumber

A natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended;
He didn't get enough sleep last night
Calm as a child in dreamless slumber
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Lumber

To heap together in disorder.
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Slumber

A dormant or quiescent state
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Lumber

To fill or encumber with lumber.
To lumber up a room
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Slumber

Be asleep
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Lumber

A pawnbroker's shop, or room for storing articles put in pawn; hence, a pledge, or pawn.
They put all the little plate they had in the lumber, which is pawning it, till the ships came.
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Lumber

Old or refuse household stuff; things cumbrous, or bulky and useless, or of small value.
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Lumber

Timber sawed or split into the form of beams, joists, boards, planks, staves, hoops, etc.; esp., that which is smaller than heavy timber.
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Lumber

To heap together in disorder.
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Lumber

To fill or encumber with lumber; as, to lumber up a room.
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Lumber

To move heavily, as if burdened.
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Lumber

To make a sound as if moving heavily or clumsily; to rumble.
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Lumber

To cut logs in the forest, or prepare timber for market.
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Lumber

The wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
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Lumber

An implement used in baseball by the batter
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Lumber

Move heavily or clumsily;
The heavy man lumbered across the room
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Lumber

Cut lumber, as in woods and forests
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