How to use Plank in a sentence
This subsequently formed the first plank of the Labour platform.
If I have unjustly wrested a plank from a drowning man, I must restore it to him though I drown myself.
During the first month he sleeps on a plank bed, a wooden frame raised from the floor, with bedding but without mattress.
There lay his old clothes curled up by use, as if they were himself, upon his raised plank bed.
Georgia pine - and a plank became entangled in the framework of the machine.Advertisement
Cut the plank to fit into the space left if necessary.
As he hurried down the narrow plank catwalk atop the penstock, he caught sight of a woman stumbling toward him.
The convention adopted a tariff plank drafted by McKinley, and, of far greater immediate importance, a plank, which declared that the Republican party was "opposed to the free coinage of silver, except by international agreement with the leading commercial nations of the world, which we pledge ourselves to promote, and until such agreement can be obtained the existing gold standard must be preserved."
Baptism was the first plank thrown out to save the drowning man, "confession" the second, and there was no third chance.
The earliest recorded images of Hera preceded the rise of Greek sculpture; a log at Thespiae, a plank at Samos, a pillar at Argos served to represent the goddess.Advertisement
He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention of 1896, but withdrew after the adoption of the free-silver plank.
There is no sley used in this, nor is a shuttle necessary; in the room of the latter a stick covered with thread called singa is thrown into the warp as woof, which is beaten in by a piece of plank called beyno, and as the cloth is woven it is wound up to the roller.
In Norway the tree, growing in dense forests, is generally of but moderate girth, and probably this pine nowhere reaches a greater size than in the Scottish woods; a plank from Glenmore forest measured nearly 51 ft.
The capital costs of plank or panel type of solar collector can be offset against the cost of traditional roof covering.
The plank join scarfs are staggered so that they do not overlap and the stem post has a pronounced cutwater.Advertisement
These two verses seem to be the central plank as the two witnesses prophesy doom.
Further up there is a narrow single plank footbridge which needs care.
Stone flagged floor with some concrete blocks for repairs; heating grilles; flush plank flooring beneath the benches.
The vaulting shows evidence of plank centering, and there is a mason's mark on the doorway.
The tracks stopped with no ceremony or barrier beyond a thick plank of wood nailed to two posts in the ground.Advertisement
Where can I find a plank, and do you have any building plans for an agility teeter?
Most will even cut the plank down to size for you.
On hands and knees, get into the push-up or plank position.
Come out of the pose slowly, resting in Child's Pose or moving into Plank Pose for a flow session.
An exercise ball provides a good tool to ease into more difficult exercises such as the plank or push-up.Advertisement
Walk your hands out so that you're in a plank position with your legs straight, knees on top of the ball.
Straighten your elbows back out to push your torso back up into plank position, careful not to lock your elbows at the top.
For side plank, turn yourself sideways so that you're propped up on just one elbow/forearm (other hand on waist) and the side of on foot.
The Plank - Face the floor, propping yourself up only on your toes and elbows.
Plank Sidestand - Similar to the above, except you turn 90 degrees and rest on just one elbow/forearm and the side of one foot.Advertisement
Two good exercises for overall core strength are the 'plank' and the 'side plank'---both of which are common in Yoga.
What the plank should look like from the side is a straight line from your heels, up your legs over your back to the crown of your head.
The side plank is more difficult, but worth it because it targets your side abdominals, which are also important for core strength.
Try to hold this position for as long as you can, paying close attention to any sagging -- the idea is to be as straight and rigid as a wood plank until you can't hold the position any longer.
Starting as a plank, you turn sideways so that you rest on the side of one foot and just one elbow/forearm.Advertisement
Rollerball is a more active take on The Plank.
There's plenty more excellent ab destroyers out there, such as rollerball, plank sidestands, Captain's Chair, dumbbell sidebends, reverse crunches, hanging knee raises and a myriad exercise ball-based ideas.
For example, mix up the regular abdominal crunches with exercises like bent-knee hip raises, air bike, the plank, plank sidestands, alternate heel touches, or any of the other dozens of exercises featured here.
Plank - This exercise is simple, but don't mistake it for easy, gentlemen!
The plank exercise is like a push-up that never happens.Advertisement
The plank exercise is fantastic for targeting all the muscles in your abdomen, including the lower abs.
In order to perform the plank exercise, kneel on the ground and lean forward, placing your elbows and forearms on the ground.
The plank can be done either with your arms extended or resting your upper body weight on your forearms.
Begin as if in the plank pose with your legs resting on the ball.
On days when you just aren't up for performing an all-out exercise routine, try a short abs-only routine that focuses on the plank exercise.Advertisement
The plank exercise engages the entire core, including the deep muscles of your abdomen, the transverse abdominis and the "six pack" muscles, the rectus abdominis.
If you include a side-plank or a plank that adds twisting and movement to the exercise you can also target the muscles of your sides, the obliques.
When you perform a plank to work your abs, you're pressing against the ground with your forearms and toes to hold your full-body contraction in place.
Contract your entire body and hold the plank position in place for 30 to 60 seconds.
Keeping your body in the side plank position, slowly and steadily sweep your right arm down in front of your body, then reach it under your left side, twisting your torso so your chest faces down toward the floor.Advertisement
Hold this position for a second, then twist back to the side plank, sweeping your right arm back up toward the ceiling.
Repeat three to five side plank twists before performing the exercise on the opposite side.
Shiver me timbers, the Smiths are walking the plank for treason on the high seas in honor of Capt'n Mark Smith's 5th birthday.
He moved to the fence of the paddock and rested his forearms against the top plank.
In the Democratic national convention at Chicago in 1896, during a long and heated debate with regard to the party platform, Bryan, in advocating the "plank" declaring for the free coinage of silver, of which he was the author, delivered a celebrated speech containing the passage, "You shall not press down upon the brow of labour this crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold."
In the National Republican Convention of 1896 his influence did much to secure the adoption of the gold standard "plank" of the party's platform.
These stages are applicable to females except as regards the plank bed; youths under sixteen and old men above sixty are also allowed mattresses.
Latterly the erection of masonry buildings, instead of plank houses, has been insisted on in the central portion of the city, with the result that fires have decreased in number.
Cut from a plank and mounted on the lathe using a faceplate, stood well back and switched on the lathe.
The main plank will be immunization of high-risk neonates.
Imagine a bolt, nail or screw fastening a plank to a frame underwater.
A central plank of the charter is the aim to reduce the number of road deaths by 50% by 2010.
Figure 2 A corroded rudder bearing The potential problem area is the lower bearing, above the keel plank.
The new ones are of such a height to enable the gang plank to be mounted over the vents.
On first inspection the plank endings appear to lie in the stem post rabbet in the normal way.
Does not this look like the Roman Catholic unsteady plank, or with some Protestants the shifting sandbank?
One of the other selenites walked a few paces out upon the plank, and turned and looked back at us unconcernedly.
To make extra money in the early days he sometimes drove the local stagecoach along the old plank road.
Solid Strip floors or Plank floors can only be installed onto a wooden subfloor or glued down onto a concrete sub floor.
Although it relied on mass mobilization, this was never a central plank of its strategy, and was always subjugated to diplomacy.
Textile work in the Sioux province was chiefly the making of skin garments with sinew long house, the Tlinkit great plank house, the Pueblo with its honeycomb of chambers, the small groups of thatched houses in tropical America and the Patagonian toldos of skin are examples.
The process of reckless deforestation is perceptible in certain districts, the natives often destroying a whole tree for a plank or rafter.
And suddenly Brother A. came and, taking my arm, led me to a building to enter which we had to pass along a narrow plank.
One of the other Selenites walked a few paces out upon the plank, and turned and looked back at us unconcernedly.
Threaten to make your roommate walk the plank if he/she does n't swab the deck.
But I unveiled the mystery by promising one sequin to a peasant woman if she could find out who had sawn the plank.
Watertight integrity depends to a great extent on the closeness of finish to each plank overlap or ' land '.
The wrest plank is let into the cheek and spine case sides and the glued joint is secured with nails.
French country tables are generally of simple design, usually a thick wooden (made often made of pine) plank atop straight legs or unadorned platforms.
The tenon is a projection of wood at the end of wood plank or board.
For example, you might find a wooden plank which you can lock doors with, preventing the ghosts from attacking Scooby.
However I cannot find a plank that can be used for the Teeter in any of the neighboring stores.
In other words, if you begin laying out a floor at one entrance but end up needing only half the width of a plank for the opposite entrance, you've got an appearance problem.
This is because the color of the panel permeates the entire vinyl plank.
Vinyl plank flooring is an alternative to costly hardwood floors.
Part of the appeal of vinyl plank flooring is that it looks just like hardwood.
One of the major problems with vinyl plank flooring is that it isn't very environmentally friendly.
With "easy up" Armstrong ceiling tile and plank kits, you'll get everything you need to complete a professional looking installation fast.
Plank ceilings are installed directly to furring strips or exposed joists with clips and screws.
Most Armstrong tile and plank ceiling materials can be painted with standard latex paint.
Light and dark plank wood floors create contrast in a contemporary scheme, while mid-tones and herringbone patterns enhance traditional designs.
Insert spacers between the wall and the laminate plank to maintain the quarter inch space.
Install the next row of laminate flooring by inserting the tongue of the previous plank into the groove of the new row.
Measure the gap left for the last plank.
The Fine Fissured Customline on the other hand is the perfect complement to an older home, with its wood plank appearance and quiet, understated presence.
A laminate plank is constructed of a fiber core body with a print layer, or pattern, covered in a layer of melamine.
If a flood or spill occurs, or there's a great deal of moisture in the air, an unsealed seam may absorb this moisture, swelling the seam of the plank.
The thickness of the floor plank may not affect the wear of the floor over long time periods, but the layer of melamine might.
To find the maximum thickness of floor plank you should be considering, be sure to measure under doorways to make sure that door swing isn't affected, and that thresholds still have clearance.
Whichever laminate floor you end up purchasing, be sure that the color and pattern of the floor you are choosing is something that works with the home as well as the quality of the plank.
Try Gang Plank Falls, which is rated on the Disney World website as providing "mild but wild thrills."
Any game in which you can get derailed for hours trying to make a seesaw out of a wooden plank and a rusty paint can gets flying colors in my book.
A set of pushups, holding the plank position and backward lunges will all help you look taut and firm.
Established in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, the company quickly became known as the go-to name for technologically advanced athletic apparel.
The Under Armour company was founded by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank.
Plank Pose - This strength-building pose is beneficial, even if only the modified version is performed.
Yoga Plank position is an integral part of the Sun Salutation sequence, which strengthens the core, shoulders, and chest muscles.
When you are in the yoga Plank position it looks very much like the top of a push-up.
After you do plank pose take time to do a counter pose to release the muscles in your back.
For best results, switch things around a little from workout to workout, for example replacing The Plank with an ab machine or doing The Bicycle instead of regular crunches.