Definition of lumber mill in English:

lumber mill


North American
  • A place in which logs are sawn into timber; a sawmill.

    ‘the waterfront was home to several lumber mills’
    • ‘At one time, Everett had the largest lumber mill in the world.’
    • ‘Other ventures, including lumber mills, have been less successful.’
    • ‘The lumber mill closed three years ago, plunging the town into ruin.’
    • ‘Lumber mills will be processing trees the hurricane uprooted, which should help supply bounce back.’
    • ‘His plan was to recycle waste wood from lumber mills into an environmentally benign, homegrown Alaskan product.’