Plane

a boat is said to be on the plane when it skims across the surface of the water on its bow wave.

plane

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Modelling projectiles) A flat surface, points in space corresponding to a flat surface.

plane

Imaginary line connecting two points on a surface.
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Plane

(also 'swing plane') most easily visualized as the plane that the shaft of the club or the clubhead'
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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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Plane

(verb) the process of removing material in thin shavings in order to make it flat, or (noun) a tool for planing.
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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 water 6. [v] - make even or smooth, as with a car...
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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. • (a.) 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. • (n.) Any tree of the genus Platanus. • ...
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plane

planing machine noun a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
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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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plane

(art) 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. Firstly, a horizon line is established, with a vanishing point. All other lines parallel to the viewer ...
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Plane

[Dungeons & Dragons] The planes of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game constitutes the multiverse in which the game takes place. In the earliest versions of Dungeons & Dragons, the concept of the Inner, Ethereal, Prime Material, Astral and Outer Planes was introduced; at the time there were only four Inner Planes and no set number of Ou...
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Plane

[esotericism] In esoteric cosmology, a plane other than the physical plane is conceived as a subtle state of consciousness that transcends the known physical universe. The concept may be found in religious and esoteric teachings—e.g. Vedanta (Advaita Vedanta), Ayyavazhi, shamanism, Hermeticism, Neoplatonism, Gnosticism, Kashmir Shaivism, ...
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Plane

[geometry] In mathematics, a plane is a flat, two-dimensional surface. A plane is the two-dimensional analogue of a point (zero-dimensions), a line (one-dimension) and a solid (three-dimensions). Planes can arise as subspaces of some higher-dimensional space, as with the walls of a room, or they may enjoy an independent existence in their o...
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Planē

[mythology] In Greek mythology, Planē or Plane (Πλάνη, pronounced `pla-neh`) was an abstract goddess, the personification of the concept of error (her name deriving from the Greek term for `wandering` [see planet ] ). Though her mythology is obscure, it is known that she was present at the musical competition between the god Apollo an...
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Plane

[river] The Plane is a river in Brandenburg, Germany, left tributary of the Havel. Its total length is 57 km. The Plane originates in the High Fläming Nature Park, near Rabenstein. It flows north through Planetal and Golzow. The Plane joins the Havel in the Breitlingsee lake west of Brandenburg an der Havel. ...
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Plane

[tool] A hand plane is a tool for shaping wood. When powered by electricity, the tool may be called a planer. Planes are used to flatten, reduce the thickness of, and impart a smooth surface to a rough piece of lumber or timber. Planing is used to produce horizontal, vertical, or inclined flat surfaces on workpieces usually too large for sh...
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Plane

[Unicode] In the Unicode standard, a plane is a continuous group of 65,536 (= 216) code points. There are 17 planes, identified by the numbers 0 to 16decimal, which corresponds with the possible values 00–10hexadecimal of the first two positions in six position format (``hhhhhh``). The planes above plane 0 (the Basic Multilingual Plane), ...
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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 science, this word (instead of plain ) is a...
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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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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 which joins them lies wholly in that surface; or ...
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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 Platanus. » The Oriental plane ( Platanu...
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Plane

Plane transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Planed ; present participle & verbal noun Planing .] [ Confer French planer , Latin planare , from planus . See Plane , adjective ,...
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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. 'What student came but that you planed her path.' ...
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Plane

a flat surface
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