Definition of lumberyard in English:

lumberyard

noun

North American
  • A place that sells lumber and other building materials.

    • ‘The Rebuilding Center rivals conventional lumberyards in the variety of materials it offers to builders.’
    • ‘He has a job at a lumberyard, a sympathetic boss, and a well-intentioned brother-in-law.’
    • ‘Brad tells a similar story about the contract sales manager at the lumberyard he got most of his wood from.’
    • ‘To hide the rough seams, I purchased raw wood moulding from the lumberyard and finished it to match the aged look of the Arquati frame.’
    • ‘Here are a few of the more common materials, available at most home centers and lumberyards.’
    • ‘At the time, I was working in a lumberyard and spending three or four hours splitting wood every day.’
    • ‘Take the sketch to your local home center or lumberyard, and ask the salesperson to estimate and price the materials you'll need.’
    • ‘‘It is sold in all lumberyards all over the nation and is used by all builders for all types of projects,’ he added.’
    • ‘Two standard roofing coatings are available at your local hardware store or lumberyard.’
    • ‘The railroad used to come here and rolled right on into the only thing of any stature in the village (aside from the church): the lumberyard.’
    • ‘If you choose to use new stock from the lumberyard, both hardwoods and softwood are good choices.’
    • ‘Be careful of fiberglass sold in lumberyards and trust only the written warranty.’
    • ‘Then we sold it to several different local lumberyards.’
    • ‘Today, if you need a strip of molding for a cornice, you select from the supply of machine-made examples at the lumberyard.’
    • ‘If you haven't had your shelving sides cut at the lumberyard, the next step is to use the saber saw to cut the side pieces for the shelving unit as well as the shelves for over the closet rods.’
    • ‘Getting a job working in a lumberyard, he then starts a sweet romance with a woman he meets, named Vickie.’
    • ‘You'll need to rip a few boards into smaller sizes; you can use a table saw or ask the lumberyard to do it.’
    • ‘Some lumberyards and door companies can help you with ordering basement doors.’
    • ‘If he can't help, try to find the lumberyard or siding distributor who supplied your builder.’
    • ‘The colonial American timberyard resembled, in many ways, the modern lumberyard.’
    • ‘You'll find hardwood flooring at a local millwork shop, lumberyard or floor-covering store.’
    • ‘All of these fillers - and more - can be found at home centers, hardware stores, lumberyards and other building material retailers.’
    • ‘I went over to the lumberyard to buy some steel siding, insulation, and a good steel cutter.’
    • ‘We purchased the wood and building supplies from a local lumberyard.’
    • ‘Special decorative ceiling tiles which are added to the ceilings as insulation can be found in lumberyards and energy stores.’
    • ‘In fact, lumber is typically exposed to rainfall during the time that it is in stock in the lumberyard.’
    • ‘Your local lumberyard can mill these for a nominal fee or might even donate to your school.’
    • ‘He moves into a small apartment, lands a job at a lumberyard and does his best to control his most reprehensible impulses.’

Pronunciation

lumberyard

/ˈləmbərˌjɑrd//ˈləmbərˌyärd/