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Definition of 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.
PlanePlane 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). PlanePlane 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
3. Figuratively, to make plain or smooth. [R.]
What student came but that you planed her path.
Meaning of Plane from wikipedia
or informally plane
, a powered, fixed-wing aircraft Plane
(Dungeons & Dragons), a location
- The median plane
a mid-sagittal plane
is used to describe
the sagittal plane
as it bisects
the body vertically through
- "Ze plane
! Ze plane
!", also quoted
as "De plane
! De plane
!" or "The plane
! The plane
!", is a catchphrase, originating
from the opening titles
- In mathematics, a plane
is a flat, two-dimensional surface
that extends infinitely
far. A plane
is the two-dimensional analogue
of a point
- A plane joint
(arthrodial joint, gliding
articulation) is a synovial joint
which, under physiological
- The astral plane
, also called
the astral realm
or the astral
world, is a plane
of existence postulated
by cl****ical (particularly neo-Platonic, where...
- A coronal plane
as the frontal plane
) is any vertical plane
the body into ventral
(belly and back) sections. It is...
- The etheric plane
(see also etheric
body) is a term introduced
by Charles Webster Leadbeater
and Annie Besant
viscera. a. Median plane
. b. Lateral planes
. c. Trans tubercular plane
. d. Subcostal plane
. e. Transpyloric plane
of abdomen, showing
- In mathematics, a plane curve
is a curve
in a plane
that may be either
a Euclidean plane
, an affine plane
or a projective plane
. The most frequently
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