Definition of Plane. Meaning of Plane. Synonyms of Plane

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Definition of Plane

Plane
Plane Plane, v. i. Of a boat, to lift more or less out of the water while in motion, after the manner of a hydroplane; to hydroplane.
Plane
Plane Plane, n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; -- so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form. See Place, and cf. Platane, Plantain the tree.] (Bot.) Any tree of the genus Platanus. Note: The Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) is a native of Asia. It rises with a straight, smooth, branching stem to a great height, with palmated leaves, and long pendulous peduncles, sustaining several heads of small close-sitting flowers. The seeds are downy, and collected into round, rough, hard balls. The Occidental plane (Platanus occidentalis), which grows to a great height, is a native of North America, where it is popularly called sycamore, buttonwood, and buttonball, names also applied to the California species (Platanus racemosa).
Plane
Plane Plane, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Planed; p. pr. & vb. n. Planing.] [Cf. F. planer, L. planare, fr. planus. See Plane, a., Plain, a., and cf. Planish.] 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by the use of a plane; as, to plane a plank. 2. To efface or remove. He planed away the names . . . written on his tables. --Chaucer. 3. Figuratively, to make plain or smooth. [R.] What student came but that you planed her path. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Plane from wikipedia

- Plane or planes may refer to: Airplane or aeroplane or informally plane, a powered, fixed-wing aircraft Plane (Dungeons & Dragons), a location in the...
- "Ze plane! Ze plane!", also quoted as "De plane! De plane!" or "The plane! The plane!", is a catchphrase, originating from the opening titles of every...
- The E-plane and H-plane are reference planes for linearly polarized waveguides, antennas and other microwave devices. In waveguide systems, as in the electric...
- In esoteric cosmology, a plane is conceived as a subtle state, level, or region of reality, each plane corresponding to some type, kind, or category of...
- A coronal plane (also known as the frontal plane) is any vertical plane that divides the body into ventral and dorsal (belly and back) sections. It is...
- In mathematics, a plane is a flat, two-dimensional surface that extends infinitely far. A plane is the two-dimensional analogue of a point (zero dimensions)...
- The transverse plane or axial plane (also called the horizontal plane or transaxial plane) is an imaginary plane that divides the body into superior and...
- abdominal viscera. a. Median plane. b. Lateral planes. c. Trans tubercular plane. d. Subcostal plane. e. Transpyloric plane. Front of abdomen, showing surface...
- In mathematics, the complex plane or z-plane is the plane ****ociated with complex coordinate system, formed or established by the real axis and the perpendicular...
- animal anatomy, three prin****l planes are used: The sagittal plane or lateral plane (longitudinal, anteroposterior) is a plane parallel to the sagittal suture...
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