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Definition of 'plank'

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So must be the pair who prematurely walked the plank. The Sun (2017)Many of the wooden planks on the spacious, modern pier have been reclaimed from the original structure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)IT is expected to form a central plank of that programme. Computing (2010)I noticed a plank of wood up against the back door. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Side plank TURN onto your side with your legs straight and your feet stacked on top of each other. The Sun (2016)So here's Chilcot making them both walk the plank. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A central plank of his argument is that while Nato members need to spend more on defence, money will not be enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The floor of the cab is made of wooden planks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The personality of a plank of wood. The Sun (2014)Stand on a plank or board to spread the load. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will form a key plank of his youth volunteering programme. The Sun (2006)Few now care that this was but a minor plank in his policy platform. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was the main plank in the platform he ran on. Christianity Today (2000) Side plank up so the weight of your body is on your forearm and feet. The Sun (2013)The floor is made up of polished wooden planks covered in old rugs. The Sun (2010)Instead there is a square of grey with a plank of wood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a main plank of their manifesto. The Sun (2015)Stone walls are left exposed or clad with broad wooden planks and painted white. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He removes a small plank of wood from his pocket. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the main plank of the justification of his view was distinctly wobbly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And they are signalling strongly that such taxation would be a central plank of any future coalition between them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Just avoid the basic front and side plank that require you to stay in one position for a prolonged time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He went across to the main door and took up one of the planks which had previously barred entry to the church. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)Return to the plank position, one arm at a time. The Sun (2009)It was the key plank of their Euro election campaign this month. The Sun (2009)A thirst to progress is one of the central planks of any organisation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A central plank of the new system is a better deal for bereaved families. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Run or power walk for three minutes to an open space, then hold a plank for six long breaths. The Sun (2012)Childhood obesity is, in fact, the key plank of government policy today. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Its sale, after all, forms a key plank of government policy to promote competition in retail banking. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

Synonyms of 'plank'

board, beam, timber, stave

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Translations for 'plank'

British English: plank NOUN
A plank is a long, flat, rectangular piece of wood.
It was very strong, made of three solid planks of wood.
  • American English: plank
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tábua
  • Chinese: 长方形木板
  • European Spanish: tabla
  • French: planche
  • German: Brett
  • Italian: asse
  • Japanese: 厚板
  • Korean: 널빤지
  • European Portuguese: tábua
  • Spanish: tabla

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