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British English: /plaŋk/
American English: /plæŋk/

Translation of plank in German:


  • 1 (piece of timber)
    Brett, das
    Bohle, die
    (on ship)
    Planke, die
    be as thick as two [short] planks
    dumm wie Bohnenstroh sein
    be made to walk the plank
    über die Planke laufen müssen

transitive verb

  • 1
    mit Brettern/Bohlen/Planken versehen
    plank something over
    etwas mit Brettern abdecken
  • 2 [colloquial]
    (put down) [colloquial]
  • 3
    (American English) (auf einem Holzbrett garen und servieren)
    planked steak
    Steak auf dem Holzbrett

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