plank
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plank
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (board)
a. el tablón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The windows of the dilapidated old mansion were covered with planks.Las ventanas de la la mansión vieja y destartalada estaban cubiertas de tablones.
b. la tabla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My father set up some scaffolding and some planks to stand on to paint the house.Mi padre montó un andamio y unas tablas donde pararse para pintar la casa.
2. (nautical)
a. la plancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pirates mocked the victim while making him walk the plank.Los piratas se burlaron de la víctima mientras lo hacían caminar por la plancha.
3. (politics)
a. la plataforma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It wasn't on the plank of the proposal that the representatives disagreed, but on the details.No era en la plataforma de la propuesta en lo que los diputados disentían, sino en los detalles.
4. (exercise position)
a. la plancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The plank is the most difficult position for me because I don't have much arm strength.La plancha es la posición que más me cuesta porque tengo poca fuerza en los brazos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to build with wooden planks)
a. entablar
I love the rough planked floors in that café.Me encantan los pisos entablados en ese café.
6. (culinary)
a. servir en una tabla
I like the look of the planked salmon.Me apetece el salmón servido en una tabla.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to put down)
a. plantificar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ross planked his bags on the table and sat down exhausted.Ross plantificó las bolsas en la mesa y se sentó agotado.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to sit down heavily)
a. plantarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Stacy crashed through the door and planked herself in the middle of the sofa.Stacy irrumpió por la puerta y se plantó en medio del sofá.
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plank
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of wood)
a. el tablón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a. el punto principal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(central element)
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plank [plæŋk]
noun
1 [of wood] tabla (f); tablón (m)
deck planks tablazón (f) de la cubierta; to walk the plank pasear por la tabla (sobre los tiburones)
to be as thick as two short planks ser más bruto que un arado (informal)
2 [of policy] punto (m)
he is making tax reform the main plank of his economic policy
transitive verb
1
to plank sth down tirar algo violentamente; arrojar algo violentamente; to plank o.s. down sentarse etc de modo agresivo
2 (Náut) [+hull, deck] entablar; entarimar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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plank exercise
la postura de la tabla
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