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two-by-four



Pronunciation: (tOO'bī-fôr", -fōr", -bu-), [key]
adj.
1. two units thick and four units wide, esp. in inches.
2. Informal.lacking adequate space; cramped: a small, two-by-four room.
3. Informal.unimportant; insignificant: Theirs was a petty, two-by-four operation.

n.
a timber measuring 2 by 4 in. (5 × 10 cm) in cross section, when untrimmed: equivalent to 15/8 by 35/8 in. (4½ × 9 cm) when trimmed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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