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planking

[′plaŋk·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
The wood decks and outside planks in wood or composite ships.

planking

1. A flooring surface or covering made of planks.
2. The laying of planks.
3.See decking.
4. In log cabin construction, a term occasionally applied to logs that have been hewn only on two opposite sides.
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Planking is a popular online game in which participants photograph themselves lying face-down with their arms to their sides in unusual places.
Instead of squelching the fad, the media attention served to heave planking onto the international stage.
The trendspotting site Buzzfeed has described 'owling' as a 'worthy successor' to planking.
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.
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.
com)-- Employees at Texas Trust Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in North Texas, now have their own planking team.
The rule in planking is to lay as straight as possible, with arms by your side.
London, July 9(ANI): Planking, the latest fad, where people take photographs of themselves lying face down in public places and post them on the Internet, has been branded as racist by bloggers and Twitter users.
And now, despite all the controversy, planking has arrived in Wales.
Like Planking, Owling is said to have started in Australia and involves sitting in an owl-like posture on top of houses, statues, fences and other strange locations.
when she 'planked' on the stunned host's desk, revealing she's hooked on playing dead in public and becoming part of the planking community.