## Look up: Plane

1. plane
In botany, any of several trees belonging to the plane family. Species include the oriental plane (P. orientalis), a favourite plantation tree of the Greeks and Romans, and the American plane or buttonwood (P. occidentalis). A hybrid of these two is the London pl...
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2. plane
Latin, meaning: plainly, clearly.
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3. Plane
a level surface; specifically, a field of consciousness; as dream-plane, mental-plane, physical-plane, etc.
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4. plane
[n] - a level of existence or development 2. [n] - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape 3. [n] - a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood 4. [n] - a carpenter`s hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood 5. [v] - travel on the surface of wat...
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5. Plane
A two-dimensional surface in Cartesian co-ordinate space. Essentially a flat sheet extending infinitely in all directions, a plane may be used to aid object manipulation, positioning and construction, and is not usually made visible in a final render.

6. Plane
A two-dimensional group of points that goes on infinitely in all directions; made up of infinite lines.
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7. plane
In art, an imaginary surface for determining points in a drawing. The illusion of three-dimensional objects on a two dimensional surface can be created by using linear perspective
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8. Plane
a boat is said to be on the plane when it skims across the surface of the water on its bow wave.
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9. plane
(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Modelling projectiles) A flat surface, points in space corresponding to a flat surface.
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10. Plane
The complete wing of an aeroplane or glider. The term 'plane' should not be used for 'aeroplane.'
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11. Plane
A plane surface is a flat surface, and any discrete flat surface within a painting or sculpture can be referred to as a plane. The flat patches seen in Cubist paintings are often referred to as planes, and geometric abstract artists refer frequently to planes in discussing their work.
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12. plane
A flat surface that extends without end in all directions
Example:

Use three points in any order that are not on a line to name the plane.

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1. Plane
Level surface. Used in photography chiefly in respect to focal plane, an imaginary level surface perpendicular to the lens axis in which the lens is intended to form an image. When the camera is loaded the focal plane is occupied by the film surface.
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2. plane
A white, close-grained and tough timber often used by late 18th and early 19thC cabinet-makers as a substitute for beech, especially for the production of painted chairs and the underframing of card tables and pembroke tables.
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3. Plane
Plane noun [ French, from Latin platanus , Greek ..., from ... broad; -- so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form. See Place , and confer Platane , Plantain the tree.] (Botany) Any tree of the genus ...
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4. Plane
Plane adjective [ Latin planus : confer French plan . See Plan , adjective ] Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface. » In s...
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5. Plane
Plane noun [ French plane , Latin plana . See Plane , v. & adjective ] 1. (Geom.) A surface, real or imaginary, in which, if any two points are taken, the straight line...
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6. Plane
Plane transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Planed ; present participle & verbal noun Planing .] [ Confer French planer , Latin planare , from planus . See
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7. Plane
Plane intransitive verb Of a boat, to lift more or less out of the water while in motion, after the manner of a hydroplane; to hydroplane.
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8. plane
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. ...
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9. plane
carpenter`s plane noun a carpenter`s hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; `the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work`
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10. plane
sheet noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; `we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane`; `any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane`
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11. plane
noun a level of existence or development; `he lived on a worldly plane`
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12. plane
planing machine noun a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
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13. plane
(plān) a flat surface determined by the position of three points in space. an imaginary flat surface that divides the body into sections. adj., pla´nar., adj. a specified level, as the plane of anesthesia. to rub away or abrade; see also planing. a superfic...
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