dressed dimension

dressed size

The dimensions of a timber after sawing and planing; usually about 3/8 in. (0.95 cm) in thickness or ½ in. (1.27 cm) in width less than the nominal size.
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After the wood dries and is planed, the actual dimensions are reduced, and that is referred to as the dressed dimensions. Sometimes, larger dimensional lumber is referred to as landscape timbers.