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planknoun [C]

us   /plæŋk/
  • plank noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)

a long, flat piece of wood or other material, esp. one wide enough and strong enough to walk on: They walked across the creaky, wooden-plank floor of the old house.
  • plank noun [C] (PRINCIPLE)

an important principle on which the activities of a political or other group are based: He prepared the peace plank in the Democrats’ 1864 presidential platform.
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"plank" in British English

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planknoun [C]

uk   /plæŋk/ us   /plæŋk/
  • plank noun [C] (FLAT PIECE)

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.
  • plank noun [C] (EXERCISE)

an exercise in which you hold your body straight and parallel to the floor while resting on your toes and hands or elbows: Planks are very good for strengthening your core.
(Definition of plank from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plank”
in Korean 판자…
in Arabic لَوْح خَشَبي…
in Malaysian papan…
in French planche…
in Russian доска…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平板, 木板, 板條…
in Italian asse (di legno)…
in Turkish kalas…
in Polish deska…
in Spanish tabla, tablón…
in Vietnamese tấm ván…
in Portuguese tábua…
in Thai แผ่นกระดาน…
in German die Bohle…
in Catalan tauló…
in Japanese 厚板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平板, 木板, 板条…
in Indonesian papan…
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