Dimensional lumber

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(Carp.) lumber for building, etc., cut to the sizes usually in demand, or to special sizes as ordered.
lumber, usually of pine, which is sold as beams or planks having a specified nominal cross-section, usually in inches, such a two-by-four, two-by-six, four-by-four, etc.

See also: Dimension, Lumber

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