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 ?
The boys stretched themselves upon the floor with their eyes to knot-holes in the planking, and lay wait- ing, in a misery of fear.
The roof, composed of beams and rafters, had nothing to divide the apartment from the sky excepting the planking and thatch; there was a huge fireplace at either end of the hall, but as the chimneys were constructed in a very clumsy manner, at least as much of the smoke found its way into the apartment as escaped by the proper vent.
The little red disk was turned in every direction and Raoul saw that the floor, the walls and the ceiling were all formed of planking.
Its light struck a ghostly white beam across my cabin, and made an ominous shape on the planking by my bunk.
A whole fleet of copper-bottomed barques, as strong in rib and planking, as well-found in gear, as ever was sent upon the seas, manned by hardy crews and commanded by young masters, was engaged in that now long defunct trade.
I warned ye," said Dan, as the drops fell thick and fast on the dark, oiled planking.
But it was Kim who had wakened the lama - Kim with one eye laid against a knot-hole in the planking, who had seen the Delhi man's search through the boxes.
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.
They are still sounding the planking and probing the furniture in the hope of finding them.
I already knew that the papers were probably in the room, but I had no desire to rip up all the planking and skirting in search of them.
The nasty laugh that came to my ears through the heavy planking of the door after the lock clicked was my first intimation that all was not as it should be.
Our feet creaked and crackled over the bare planking, and my outstretched hand touched a wall from which the paper was hanging in ribbons.