Noun(1) a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes(2) an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party
Verb(1) cover with planks(2) set (something or oneself(3) cook and serve on a plank
(1) In an earlier epoch, the PT had made the repudiation of the debt a central plank in its campaign platform.(2) the central plank of the bill is the curb on industrial polluters(3) This stance is doubly significant, since a key plank in Day's political program is federal government support for religious schools.(4) With a sweep of the hand and in the absence of any serious struggle, the trade unions have ditched the demand for a shorter working week, which had been a central plank of their policy for decades.(5) It became the central plank in a nonproliferation regime that helped restrain the pace of global nuclear proliferation.(6) He has been crucial to cementing a close alliance with Washington, which has become the central plank of the political and economic strategy of the most powerful sections of the corporate elite.(7) By December, the proposal for the next phase should be ready, with a mission to Mars leaving in 2011 expected to be a central plank of the programme.(8) When setting a plank between ladders as a scaffold, be sure it extends a foot on each side and is clamped or nailed to its support(9) Both feature high ceilings, ornate plasterwork, period fireplaces and wide plank wooden flooring.(10) One triptych consists of an old plank cut into three pieces.(11) From its formation last January, the Alliance made the call for massive cuts in personal income, capital gains, and corporate taxes its central policy plank .(12) Every major political party had the end of the occupation as a central plank of their campaign.(13) The ceiling beams and the wide-board pine plank flooring are left intact, giving a rustic mood to the room.(14) Control of information and propaganda has always been a central plank of war strategy.(15) In 37 minutes, his astute pass left him with just the keeper to beat but the striker contrived to plank his shot against the advancing keeper's legs.(16) The hope that example will prove contagious is, as I understand it, the central plank of the neo-conservative ideology in Washington.
(1) wooden plank :: hout plank
1. board ::
2. floorboard ::
3. timber ::
4. stave ::
5. plop ::
6. plunk down ::
7. plump ::
8. plunk ::
9. flump ::
10. plonk ::
11. plump down ::
Different Formsplank, planked, planking, planks
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