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plank

Politics one of the policies in a political party's programme

Plank

A long, flat piece of wood measuring at least 2 inches in thickness and more than 8 inches in width; used for flooring and sheathing.

What does it mean when you dream about a plank?

As a floor plank, this symbol could mean the dream is about physical or moral support. More frequently, we associate this term with the legendary pirate practice of “walking the plank,” which was a simple form of execution. Yet another association is describing someone as “dumb as a plank” (“dumb as a post”).

plank

[plaŋk]
(materials)
A heavy board with thickness of 2-4 inches (5-10 centimeters) and a width of at least 8 inches (20 centimeters).

plank

A long, wide, square-sawn thick piece of timber; the specifications vary, but often the minimum width is 8 in. (20 cm), and the minimum thickness is 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm) for soft-wood and 1 in. (2.5 cm) for hardwood.
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The professional sailor was cracking down on his gameshow crew as soon as Ciara Dunne walked the plank on Monday night.
In some cases, thousands walked the plank at one time; in others the layoffs were ongoing and choices as to who would go-and when-had to be made over a period of time.
Detectives have been called on to the former Royal floating palace after treasures walked the plank.