Plank

  • 41plank — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. board, timber; flooring, deck; gangplank or board; platform, policy, plan, promise. See layer, materials. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Lumber] Syn. board, planking, strake; see lumber . 2. [A principle] Syn …

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  • 42plank — a long, flat, piece of wood, up to 5 cm thick, and 10 cm or more wide. see also board, beam, girder, strut, tie …

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  • 43plank — plæŋk n. long flat piece of wood; board; political platform v. cover with planks, cover with thick boards …

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  • 44plank — Noun. An idiot. Derog …

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  • 45plank —   Papa lā au, papa lā au mānoanoa, papa mānoanoa …

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  • 46plank — planga …

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  • 47Plank am Kamp — (Dorf) Ortschaft Plank am Kamp Katastralgemeinde Plank am Kamp …

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  • 48Plank road — Plank Plank, n. [OE. planke, OF. planque, planche, F. planche, fr. L. planca; cf. Gr. ?, ?, anything flat and broad. Cf. {Planch}.] 1. A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See {Board}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig …

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  • 49Plank way — Plank Plank, n. [OE. planke, OF. planque, planche, F. planche, fr. L. planca; cf. Gr. ?, ?, anything flat and broad. Cf. {Planch}.] 1. A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See {Board}. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig …

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  • 50Plank-sheer — n. (Shipbuilding) The course of plank laid horizontally over the timberheads of a vessel s frame. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 51plank bed — noun A prison bed of wood without a mattress • • • Main Entry: ↑plank …

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  • 52plank|ing — «PLANG kihng», noun. 1. the act or process of laying or covering with planks. 2. planks collectively. 3. the outer side of a ship s hull …

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  • 53plank|ter — «PLANG tuhr», noun. any one of the organisms in a plankton: »The sediments are made up in part of the remains of the innumerable plankters that swarm in fertile seas (Science News). ╂[< Greek planktēr wanderer < planktós wandering: see etym …

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  • 54plank|ton|ic — «plangk TON ihk», adjective. 1. of or having to do with plankton. 2. characteristic of plankton …

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  • 55plank|ton — «PLANGK tuhn», noun. the small animal and plant organisms that float or drift in water, especially at or near the surface. Plankton includes small crustaceans, algae, and protozoans, and serves as an important source of food for larger animals,… …

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  • 56Plank House — The indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest constructed their homes, a plank house from the biodegradable cedar tree. The American Heritage Dictionary defines longhouse as a long communal dwelling, especially of certain Native American,… …

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  • 57Plank road — A plank road or puncheon is a dirt path or road covered with a series of planks, similar to the wooden sidewalks one would see in a Western movie. Plank roads were wildly popular in the U.S. Northeast and U.S. Midwest in the first half of the… …

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  • 58Plank of Carneades — In ethics, the plank of Carneades is a thought experiment first proposed by Carneades of Cyrene; it explores the concept of self defense in relation to murder.In the thought experiment, there are two shipwrecked sailors, A and B. They both see a… …

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  • 59Plank owner — A plank owner (or plankowner) is an individual who was a member of the crew of a ship when that ship was placed in commission. Originally, this term applied only to crew members that were present at the ship s first commissioning. Today, however …

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  • 60Plank cooking — Articleissues COI = y onesource = February 2008 OR = February 2008 orphan = February 2008 refimprove = February 2008 wikify = February 2008 History of Plank Cooking The Pacific Northwest has long been famous for the technique of roasting fish and …

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