planking


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plank·ing

 (plăng′kĭng)
n.
1. Planks considered as a group.
2. An object or structure made of planks.

planking

(ˈplæŋkɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) a number of planks
2. (Building) the act of covering or furnishing with planks

plank•ing

(ˈplæŋ kɪŋ)

n.
1. planks collectively, as in a floor.
2. the act of laying or covering with planks.
[1485–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.planking - planks collectivelyplanking - planks collectively; a quantity of planks
lumber, timber - the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
2.planking - (nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
3.planking - the work of covering an area with planks
manual labor, manual labour - labor done with the hands
Translations

planking

[ˈplæŋkɪŋ] Ntablas fpl, tablaje m (Naut) → tablazón f de la cubierta

planking

[ˈplæŋkɪŋ] nplancher m

planking

nBeplankung f, → Planken pl
References in classic literature ?
It did not appear to be the duty of these two men to know what was occurring at the center of the bridge; they merely blockaded the two ends of the foot planking that traversed it.
For, see you, it was our custom to lick the dew from the oar-blades, the gunwales, the thwarts, and the inside planking.
It seems to be especially popular Down Under, where planking seems to have replaced "mooning" with participants planking in unusual places.
For online sources search: cedar planking for cooking fish.
During that time, anyone over the age of 18 who likes the company on Facebook can submit a photo of themselves planking in front of a competitor's store for the opportunity to win $100.
First, there was planking, then there was leisure diving, and now, we have owling.
Sean Duffy, 22, decided The King's Graceland house in Tennessee was the perfect spot to win a bet with a pal by planking - an internet craze in which people are photographed face-down in bizarre locations.
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After a week when planking hit headlines around the world, we sent our man BRENDAN HUGHES to try out the new internet craze - safely - for himself A PAINFUL pressure on your chest, a light head and a feeling of sickness - after just one attempt at planking.
The best wood choices for planking are cedar, alder and oak.
Minneapolis-based remodeler Wally Orfield even went so far as to use reclaimed planking that featured exposed nails, at his client's request, in a recent rustic kitchen remodel.
Using radiography and sonic and ultrasonic testing methods, workers are now able to peer deep into the ship's 21-inch-thick hull, even through three and four feet of planking and timbers, without boring a single hole or removing a single piece of wood.