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Definitions of plane:

  • noun:   a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
    Example: "The cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
  • noun:   a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
  • noun:   (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    Example: "We will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"
  • noun:   a level of existence or development
    Example: "He lived on a worldly plane"
  • noun:   an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    Example: "The flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
  • verb:   cut or remove with or as if with a plane
  • verb:   make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
    Example: "Plane the top of the door"
  • verb:   travel on the surface of water
  • adjective:   having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another
    Example: "A plane surface"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #49973)


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