A long, broad and thick piece of timber, as opposed to a board which is less thick.
A political issue that is of concern to a faction or a party of the people and the political position that is taken on that issue.
Physical exercise in which one holds a pushup position for a measured length of time.
(British, slang) A stupid person, idiot.
That which supports or upholds.
- His charity is a better plank than the faith of an intolerant and bitter-minded bigot.
* See also
* plank spanker
To cover something with planking.
- to plank a floor or a ship
To bake (fish) on a piece of cedar lumber.
* 1998 , Richard Gerstell, American Shad in the Susquehanna River Basin (page 147)
- Planked with pine.
(colloquial) To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash.
- Along the lower river, planked shad dinners (baked and broiled) were highly popular during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
To harden, as hat bodies, by felting.
To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing.
To pose for a photograph while lying rigid, face down, arms at side, in an unusual place.
* 2011' May 23, ''
- to plank money in a wager
Party finishes up in plonking after attempt at '''planking in Kingsford]'', in ''[[w:Herald Sun, Herald Sun] ,
* 2011 May 24,
- The woman, known as Claudia, fell from a 2m wall after earlier demonstrating the wrong way to plank' on a small stool while holding a bottle of wine. A friend said some guests had not heard of ' planking and Claudia was demonstrating how ridiculous it was.
Tourists snapped planking at iconic landmarks around the world]'', in [[w:The Australian, The Australian],
- Perth man Simon Carville became an internet sensation after he was photographed planking naked in the arms of famous Perth statue the Eliza.
A (usually) rectangular section of a surface, or of a covering or of a wall, fence etc.; (architecture) A sunken compartment with raised margins, moulded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.
A group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc. as on a television or radio broadcast for example.
- Behind the picture was a panel on the wall.
An individual frame or drawing in a comic.
- Today's panel includes John Smith.
(legal) A document containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.
- The last panel of a comic strip usually contains a punchline.
(legal, Scotland) A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.
(obsolete) A piece of cloth serving as a saddle.
A soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.
(joinery) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame.
(masonry) One of the faces of a hewn stone.
- the panel of a door
(masonry) A slab or plank of wood used instead of a canvas for painting on.
(mining) A heap of dressed ore.
(mining) One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
(dressmaking) A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.
A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.
* panellist (UK), panelist (US)
* panelled (UK), paneled (US)
* panelling (UK), paneling (US)
to fit with panels
* instrument panel, control panel
* panel beater
* panel game
* panel van