Found 4 items, similar to Plane.
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English → Indonesian
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English → English
n 1: an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by
propellers or jets; “the flight was delayed due to
trouble with the airplane”
2: (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; “we will
refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane”
line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that
3: a level of existence or development; “he lived on a worldly
4: a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood [syn: planer
, planing machine
5: a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for
smoothing or shaping wood; “the cabinetmaker used a plane
for the finish work”
[syn: carpenter's plane
, woodworking plane
adj : having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or
lower than another; “a flat desk”
; “acres of level
; “a plane surface”
v 1: cut or remove with or as if with a plane; “The machine
shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood”
2: travel on the surface of water [syn: skim
3: make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane;
“plane the top of the door”
English → English
, a. [L. planus: cf. F. plan. See Plan
Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying
in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface.
Note: In science, this word (instead of plain) is almost
exclusively used to designate a flat or level surface.
, the angle included between two straight lines
in a plane.
, Plane curve
. See under Chart
, a figure all points of which lie in the same
plane. If bounded by straight lines it is a rectilinear
plane figure, if by curved lines it is a curvilinear plane
, that part of geometry which treats of the
relations and properties of plane figures.
, a problem which can be solved geometrically
by the aid of the right line and circle only.
(Naut.), the method of computing a ship's
place and course on the supposition that the earth's
surface is a plane.
(Naut.), a scale for the use of navigators, on
which are graduated chords, sines, tangents, secants,
rhumbs, geographical miles, etc.
, surveying in which the curvature of the
earth is disregarded; ordinary field and topographical
surveying of tracts of moderate extent.
, an instrument used for plotting the lines of a
survey on paper in the field.
, the branch of trigonometry in which its
principles are applied to plane triangles.
, n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; --
so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form.
, and cf. Platane
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
, names also applied to the California
species (Platanus racemosa
, n. [F. plane, L. plana. See Plane
, v. & a.]
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 a surface, any section of which
by a like surface is a straight line; a surface without
2. (Astron.) An ideal surface, conceived as coinciding with,
or containing, some designated astronomical line, circle,
or other curve; as, the plane of an orbit; the plane of
the ecliptic, or of the equator.
3. (Mech.) A block or plate having a perfectly flat surface,
used as a standard of flatness; a surface plate.
4. (Joinery) A tool for smoothing boards or other surfaces of
wood, for forming moldings, etc. It consists of a
smooth-soled stock, usually of wood, from the under side
or face of which projects slightly the steel cutting edge
of a chisel, called the iron, which inclines backward,
with an apperture in front for the escape of shavings; as,
the jack plane; the smoothing plane; the molding plane,
(Surv.), the horizontal plane upon which
the object which is to be delineated, or whose place is to
be determined, is supposed to stand.
. See Perspective
Plane at infinity
(Geom.), a plane in which points
infinitely distant are conceived as situated.
, the cutting chisel of a joiner's plane.
Plane of polarization
. (Opt.) See Polarization
Plane of projection
(a) The plane on which the projection is made,
corresponding to the perspective plane in perspective;
-- called also principal plane.
(b) (Descriptive Geom.) One of the planes to which points
are referred for the purpose of determining their
relative position in space.
Plane of refraction
or Plane of reflection
plane in which lie both the incident ray and the refracted
or reflected ray.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Planed
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. F. planer, L. planare, fr. planus. See
, 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.
, 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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]