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plane

Definitions by Oxford


[pleɪn], (Noun)

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- a flat surface on which a straight line joining any two points on it would wholly lie
(e.g: the horizontal plane)

- a level of existence, thought, or development
(e.g: everything is connected on the spiritual plane)


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Origin:
early 17th century: from Latin planum ‘flat surface’, neuter of the adjective planus ‘plain’. The adjective was suggested by French plan(e) ‘flat’. The word was introduced to differentiate the geometrical senses, previously expressed by plain, from the latter's other meanings


[pleɪn], (Adjective)

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- completely level or flat
(e.g: a plane surface)


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[pleɪn], (Verb)

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- (of a bird or an airborne object) soar without moving the wings; glide
(e.g: seagulls swooped and planed overhead)


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[pleɪn], (Noun)

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- an aeroplane
(e.g: a plane crash)


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early 20th century: shortened form


[pleɪn], (Verb)

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- travel in an aeroplane
(e.g: I had planed into the large air terminal at Los Angeles)


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[pleɪn], (Noun)

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- a tool consisting of a block with a projecting steel blade, used to smooth a wooden or other surface by paring shavings from it.


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Middle English: from a variant of obsolete French plaine ‘planing instrument’, from late Latin plana (in the same sense), from Latin planare ‘make level’, from planus ‘plain, level’


[pleɪn], (Verb)

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- smooth (wood or other material) with a plane
(e.g: plane the edges of the wood to a smooth finish)


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[pleɪn], (Noun)

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- a tall spreading tree of the northern hemisphere, with maple-like leaves and bark that peels in uneven patches.


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late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin platanus, from Greek platanos, from platus ‘broad’







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