Planking
Planking Plank"ing, n. 1. The act of laying planks; also, planks, collectively; a series of planks in place, as the wooden covering of the frame of a vessel. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of splicing slivers. See {Plank}, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster]


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  • planking — ► NOUN ▪ planks collectively, especially when used for flooring or as part of a boat …   English terms dictionary

  • planking — [plaŋk′iŋ] n. 1. the act of laying planks 2. planks in quantity 3. the planks of a structure …   English World dictionary

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  • planking — UK [ˈplæŋkɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) planks used for making a floor 2) the activity of lying on your front in an unusual and sometimes dangerous place and being photographed The phenomenon of planking involves lying face down in a public… …   English dictionary

  • Planking — Plank Plank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Planked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Planking}.] 1. To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a ship. Planked with pine. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • planking — [[t]plæ̱ŋkɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Planking is wood that has been cut into long flat pieces. It is used especially to make floors …   English dictionary

  • planking — noun Date: 15th century 1. the act or process of covering or fitting with planks 2. a quantity of planks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • planking — /plang king/, n. 1. planks collectively, as in a floor. 2. the act of laying or covering with planks. [1485 95; PLANK + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

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