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...
- The median plane also called a mid-sagittal plane is used to describe the sagittal plane as it bisects the body vertically through the midline marked...
- "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...
- 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)...
- A plane joint (arthrodial joint, gliding joint, plane articulation) is a synovial joint which, under physiological conditions, allows only gliding movement...
- 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 (also known as the frontal plane) is any vertical plane that divides the body into ventral and dorsal (belly and back) sections. It is...
- The etheric plane (see also etheric body) is a term introduced into Theosophy by Charles Webster Leadbeater and Annie Besant to represent the subtle part...
- 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, 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 studied...
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