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English definition of “plank”

plank

noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)    /plæŋk/
a long, narrow, flat piece of wood or similar material, of the type used for making floors: oak/concrete planks a plank of wood We used a plank to cross the ditch.Carpentry and joinery
(Definition of plank noun (FLAT PIECE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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