plain

  1. extensive tract of level open land
  2. a basic knitting stitch

Plain

In geography, a plain is a flat region. Plains occur as lowlands and at the bottoms of valleys but also on plateaus or uplands at high elevations. In a valley, a plain is enclosed on two sides but in other cases a plain may be delineated by a complete or partial ring of hills, by mountains or cliffs. Where a geological region contains more than on...
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plain

tea taster's term to denote dull liquor with sour taste
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plain

[adj] - not mixed with extraneous elements 2. [adj] - not elaborate or elaborated 3. [adj] - lacking patterns especially in color 4. [adj] - comprehensible to the general public 5. [adj] - free from any effort to soften to disguise 6. [adj] - lacking embellishment or ornamentation 7. [n] - extensive tract of level ope...
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Plain

• (superl.) Not much varied by modulations; as, a plain tune. • (a.) A field of battle. • (v. t.) To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss. • (adv.) In a plain manner; plainly. • (superl.) Not variegated, dyed, or figured; as, plain muslin. • (superl.) Not intricate or difficult; evident; manifest; obvious; clear;...
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plain

bare adjective lacking embellishment or ornamentation; `a plain hair style`; `unembellished white walls`; `functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete`
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Plain

[Manche] The Plain is a natural region of the Cotentin peninsula, lying south of the Val de Saire. It is delimited by the Merderet to the west, and by the sea to the east. Valognes constitutes the northern border, whereas Carentan forms the southern border of the Plain. The major towns are Montebourg and Sainte-Mère-Église. Many communes ...
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Plain

Plain adjective [ Compar. Plainer ; superl. Plainest .] [ French, level, flat, from Latin planus , perhaps akin to English floor . Confer Llano , Piano , Plan , Plane level, a level surface.]
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Plain

Plain adverb In a plain manner; plainly. 'To speak short and pleyn .' Chaucer. 'To tell you plain .' Shak.
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Plain

Plain intransitive verb [ Middle English playne , pleyne , from French plaindre . See Plaint .] To lament; to bewail; to complain. [ Archaic & Poetic] Milton. « We with piteous heart unto you pleyne Chaucer.
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Plain

Plain noun [ Confer Old French plaigne , French plaine . See Plain , adjective ] 1. Level land; usually, an open field or a broad stretch of land with an even surface, or a surface little varied by inequalities; as, the plain of Jordan; the A...
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Plain

Plain transitive verb To lament; to mourn over; as, to plain a loss. [ Archaic & Poetic] Sir J. Harrington.
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Plain

a Boxer with no white, other than white chest and a little on the feet.
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Plain

A large area of nearly flat land which does not have any significant hills.
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Plain

A term describing a dull, sour infusion.
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plain

any relatively level area of the Earth`s surface exhibiting gentle slopes and small local relief. Plains vary widely in size. The smallest occupy ... [1 related articles]
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Plain

blank, uncoloured space in HERALDRY.
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plain

Land, usually flat, upon which grass predominates. The plains cover large areas of the Earth's surface, especially between the deserts of the tropics and the rainforests of the Equator, and have rain in one season only. In such regions the climate belts move north and south during the year, bringing rainforest conditions at one time and desert ...
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plain

Low altitude area of land, unbroken by mountain ranges.
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Plain

Plain is Dorset slang for homely, unaffected.
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plain

plain, large area of level or nearly level land. Elevated plains are called plateaus, or tablelands, and very low, wet plains are called swamps. Plains have different names in different climates and countries. They include the tundras, steppes, prairies, pampas, savannas, llanos, floodplains of rive...
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Plain

tea taster's term to denote dull liquor with sour taste
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plain

To lament; to bewail; to complain. 'We with piteous heart unto you pleyne.' (Chaucer) ... Origin: OE. Playne, pleyne, fr. F. Plaindre. See Plaint. ... 1. Without elevations or depressions; flat; level; smooth; even. See Plane. 'The crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain.' (Isa. Xl. 4) ... 2. Open; clear; unencumbered; equal; fai...
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plain

tract of unenclosed forest land with few trees (P 205); see
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plain

tract of unenclosed forest land with few trees (P 205); see
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