Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a plank.

Etymologies

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plank +‎ -like

Examples

  • A shape began to coalesce out of it, like black paint being stroked over white canvas, evolving into the figure of a man with broad, planklike shoulders.

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  • A shape began to coalesce out of it, like black paint being stroked over white canvas, evolving into the figure of a man with broad, planklike shoulders.

    City of Ashes

  • There were three stories of it, planklike levels shrouded with netting, like the scaffolding on a construction site.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • There were three stories of it, planklike levels shrouded with netting, like the scaffolding on a construction site.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • There were three stories of it, planklike levels shrouded with netting, like the scaffolding on a construction site.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • There was a woman with him, and she was thin—planklike actually.

    UNIFICATION

  • There was a woman with him, and she was thin—planklike actually.

    UNIFICATION

  • There was a woman with him, and she was thin—planklike actually.

    UNIFICATION

  • It would have involved sailing (on planklike pseudo-rafts) from now-submerged islands on the eastern tip of Indonesia to now-submerged bits of what was western New Guinea - a distance certainly less than 60 miles.

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  • All that can be accomplished by putting one's body in a rigid, planklike position and raising and lowering your weight.

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