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Meaning of "wrest plank" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WREST PLANK

wrest plank  [rɛst plæŋk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WREST PLANK

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrest plank is a noun.
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WHAT DOES WREST PLANK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wrest plank in the English dictionary

The definition of wrest plank in the dictionary is the part of a piano in which the wrest pin is embedded.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WREST PLANK


bank
bæŋk
blank
blæŋk
blankety-blank
ˈblæŋkɪtɪˈblæŋk
clank
klæŋk
crank
kræŋk
dank
dæŋk
drank
dræŋk
flank
flæŋk
franc
fræŋk
frank
fræŋk
gangplank
ˈɡæŋˌplæŋk
hank
hæŋk
lank
læŋk
outflank
ˌaʊtˈflæŋk
Planck
plæŋk
plank
plæŋk
prank
præŋk
rank
ræŋk
tank
tæŋk
thank
θæŋk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WREST PLANK

wrecking bar
wrecking crane
wreckmaster
Wrekin
wren
wrench
wrencher
wrenchingly
wrest
wrest pin
wrester
wrestle
wrestler
wrestling
wrestling hold
wrestling match
wretch
wretched
wretchedly
wretchedness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WREST PLANK

central bank
draw a blank
endorsement in blank
fuel tank
garboard plank
land bank
national bank
point-blank
sank
shank
skank
spank
state bank
stop plank
the West Bank
think tank
walk the plank
wank
West Bank
World Bank

Synonyms and antonyms of wrest plank in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wrest plank» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WREST PLANK

Find out the translation of wrest plank to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrest plank from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrest plank» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

夺取板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arrebatar el tablón
570 millions of speakers

English

wrest plank
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुद्दा हथिया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انتزاع لوح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вырвать доску
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

arrancar prancha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুঁজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

arracher planche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wrest papan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stimmstock
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

厚板を奪い取る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

판자 를 빼앗기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wrest plank
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giành tấm ván
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரெஸ்ட் பிளாங்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेट फट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tahta çıkmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

strappare plancia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyrwać deskę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вирвати дошку
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

smulge scândură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποσπάσει σανίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verdraai plank
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wrest planka
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fravriste planke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrest plank

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WREST PLANK»

The term «wrest plank» is barely ever used and occupies the 203.771 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WREST PLANK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrest plank

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WREST PLANK»

Discover the use of wrest plank in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrest plank and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Complete Course in Professional Piano Tuning, Repair, and ...
Note the 1-1/2 in. section of laminated pin block placed between the jack and the bottom edge of the grand wrest plank to help prevent splitting the wrest plank when driving the tuning pins. This pin block section is moved so as always to be ...
Floyd A. Stevens, 2001
2
The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory ...
been attempted to employ metal bars in front of the sounding-board, similar to grand pianofortes. This invention consists of applying an additional wrest-plank in front of the ordinary one, together with metal bars, and causing the wrest-pins to ...
3
The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries ...
each of these figures the same letters indicate similar parts. a, a, is a rectangular framing to which the strings are applied ; such framing consisting of the top rail, forming the wrest-plank, and the bottom rails, a, a, the two side rails, a1, a1, the ...
‎1841
4
The Repertory of Patent Inventions, and Other Discoveries ...
This invention consists of applying an additional wrest-plank in front of the ordinary one, together with metal bars, and causing the wrest-pins to pass through and rest within the additional wrest-plank, (which it is preferred should be of metal,) ...
‎1853
5
The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of ...
1, in Plate II., represents a transverse vertical section of the piano-forte, a, is the wrest-plank, in which the wrest or tuning-pins b, arc fixed; c, the bracing or skeleton part of the instrument; d, the bridge of the wrest-plank ; e, the sounding- board ...
William Newton, 1847
6
Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record ...
gether with metal bars, and causing the wrest-pins to pass through and rest within the additional wrest-plank, as formerly. In Plate X., fig. 1, is a front view of a wrest-plank, through which the wrest-pins pass ; and fig. 2, is a transverse section of ...
William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington, 1853
7
The Piano: An Encyclopedia
However, the most incontestable and dramatic change of design in the 1720 instrument was Cristofori's utilization of a noninverted wrest plank. The reason for not inverting the plank was that it could be safely constructed at a thickness of thirty ...
Robert Palmieri, 2004
8
Painted Wood: History and Conservation
The strings pass over this so-called wrest plank, and then over a stationary bridge, called the nut. The wrest plank may be veneered on its top surface with soundboard stock, so that although not resonant, it appears to be an extension of the ...
Valerie Dorge, F. Carey Howlett, 1998
9
The Music of J. S. Bach: Analysis and Interpretation
Albrecht and Agricola left Adlung's remarks, with their implication about the construction of the wrest plank, to stand without further comment. Here it should be emphasized that general characterizations of German harpsichord tone should be ...
David Schulenberg, 1999
10
Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History
During the earlier 1800's several attempts were made to provide grand pianos with solid iron resistance bars, parallel and superior to the strings, screwed into the wrest plank (tuning pin block) in front, their ends extending to the rear of the ...
Arthur Loesser, 2012

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« EDUCALINGO. Wrest plank [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wrest-plank>. Jun 2021 ».
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