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Short Definition : move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber

(noun) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
Synonyms : timber

(noun) an implement used in baseball by the batter
Synonyms : baseball bat

(verb) move heavily or clumsily
Synonyms : pound
Example Sentence
  • The heavy man lumbered across the room

(verb) cut lumber, as in woods and forests
Synonyms : log

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lumber

Relate to the person who is "lamba" (lamba in Hindi language means tall person in English ) moves heavily or clumsily
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by srinath

The lumberjack was lumbering with heavy lumbers on his back. Lumberjack comes in ageofempires
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by rahsut_italug

limber is moving swiftly...i.e to b flexible....lumber is to move heavily or awkwardly.....;)
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by jim4gre

lumber(noun and verb)�sounds simillar to cumber(some)�.means heavy and awkward.
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by saikiran

LUMBER=LOVELY+NUMBER...when i said "Hey Lovely chick...whats your nUMBER"..she kicked me on my center point and went away... and i was left MOVING HEAVILY and CLUMSILY....:)
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by verbal800

The fat plumber with all his tools moves heavily/clumsily.
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by pcsjith

When there is lumber (heavy logs of wood)on your back, you walk heavily!
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by carbonmonoxide

in the movie LORD oF THE RING- the trees (lumber) moves slowly n heavily)
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by laserjack limp bear walks heavily and slowly
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by simranjeet


Short Definition : unit of light energy (one candle's worth)

(noun) a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
Synonyms : lm

(noun) a cavity or passage in a tubular organ
Example Sentence
  • the lumen of the intestine

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lumen

LUMEN=LOO+MEN...when all the MEN had gone for the LOO(LU) we switched off the lights to scare them....hope,this mnemonic might help u guys!...:)
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by verbal800


Short Definition : celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)

(noun) a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
Example Sentence
  • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for luminary

Luminary sounds like luminous(under light).So,a celebrity who is in the limelight inspiring others.
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by kulks

luminary=LOO MEIN NARI...imagine INDIA TV newz channel saying.."dekhiye aaj raat 9 baje...loo mein nari(a women in a bathroom)-the biggest sex scandel ever.."...then it has to be about some CELEBRITY only.....;)
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by verbal800

remember luminous batteries used for lighting lamps and bulbs.
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by ravisingh


Short Definition : shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs

(adj) softly bright or radiant
Synonyms : aglow , lambent , lucent
Example Sentence
  • a house aglow with lights
  • glowing embers
  • lambent tongues of flame
  • the lucent moon
  • a sky luminous with stars

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for luminous

luminous = luminance ~ bright
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by pateheo

remember LUMINOUS INVERTERS ad by dhoni...brightful
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by ragU


Short Definition : pertaining to the moon

(adj) of or relating to or associated with the moon
Example Sentence
  • lunar surface
  • lunar module


Short Definition : insane; Ex. lunatic asylum

(noun) an insane person
Synonyms : madman , maniac

(noun) a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
(adj) insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon
Synonyms : moonstruck

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lunatic

remember luna (the bike in india) ... if today somebody drives an outdated vehicle like luna , he will be called insane !
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by khushi5

Synonym is Moonstruck that means only insane person will try to go to moon by truck.. :-P
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by Pratik Pahwa

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