HyperDic: plane

English > 9 senses of the word plane:
NOUNartifactplane, airplane, aeroplanean aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
shapeplane, sheet(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
stateplanea level of existence or development
artifactplane, planer, planing machinea power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
artifactplane, carpenter's plane, woodworking planea carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
VERBcontactplane, shavecut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane
motionplane, skimtravel on the surface of water
contactplanemake even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
ADJECTIVEallplane, flat, levelhaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
plane > pronunciation
Soundspley'n
Rhymesabstain ... windowpane: 127 rhymes with eyn...
English > plane: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another.
Example "a plane surface"
Synonymsflat, level
BroaderevenLevel or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishliso, llano, nivelado, plano, raso
Catalanllis, pla
Nounsplane(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
planenessthe property of having two dimensions
English > plane: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets.
Example"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Synonymsairplane, aeroplane
Category ofastern(of a ship or an airplane) behind
circumnavigationtraveling around something (by ship or plane)
defroster, deicerheater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
driftThe gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
highjacker, hijackersomeone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
huntyaw back and forth about a flight path
inclinometer, dip circleA measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
leeway(of a ship or plane) sideways drift
logA written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
passenger, riderA traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
prangcrash
roll-on roll-offA method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
seat, placeA space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
titanium, Ti, atomic number 22A light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts)
Partsaccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunA pedal that controls the throttle valve
escape hatchhatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency
fuselageThe central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)
hood, bonnet, cowl, cowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
landing gearAn undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground
navigation lightlight on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation
pod, fuel podA detachable container of fuel on an airplane
radome, radar domeA housing for a radar antenna
windshield, windscreentransparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
wingOne of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
NarrowerairlinerA commercial airplane that carries passengers
amphibian, amphibious aircraftAn airplane designed to take off and land on water
biplaneOld fashioned airplane
bomberA military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
delta wingAn airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle
fighter, fighter aircraft, attack aircraftA high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy / enemy aircraft in the air
hangar queenAn airplane with a bad maintenance record
jet, jet plane, jet-propelled planeAn airplane powered by one or more jet engines
monoplaneAn airplane with a single wing
multiengine airplane, multiengine planeA plane with two or more engines
propeller planeAn airplane that is driven by a propeller
reconnaissance planeA military airplane used to gain information about an enemy / enemy
seaplane, hydroplaneAn airplane that can land on or take off from water
ski-planeAn airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield
tanker planeAn airplane constructed to transport / transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire
Broaderheavier-than-air craftA non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
Spanishaeronave, aeroplano, avión
Catalanaeroplà, avió
English > plane: 9 senses > noun 2, shape
Meaning(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape.
Examples
  • "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"
  • "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
Synonymsheet
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarrowerCartesian planeA plane in which all points can be described in Cartesian coordinates
facet planeThe plane of a facet of an object (as of a cube)
midplane, midlineThe median plane of the body (or some part of the body)
orbital plane(astronomy) the plane on which a body is orbiting
picture planeThe plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting
tangent planeThe plane that contains all the lines tangent to a specific point on a surface
Broadershape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
Spanishplano
Catalanpla
Adjectivesplanarinvolving two dimensions
planehaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
English > plane: 9 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA level of existence or development.
Example"he lived on a worldly plane"
Broaderdegree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
English > plane: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA power tool for smoothing or shaping wood.
Synonymsplaner, planing machine
Broaderpower toolA tool driven by a motor
Spanishacepilladora
Verbsplanecut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane
planemake even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
English > plane: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood.
Example"the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
Synonymscarpenter's plane, woodworking plane
Narrowerbeading planeA plane / plane with a concave blade for making moulding with beadwork
block planeA small plane / plane used on end grains of wood
bullnose, bullnosed planeA small carpenter's plane with the cutting edge near the front
chamfer planeA plane / plane that makes a beveled edge
circular plane, compass planeA plane / plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces
combination planeA woodworking plane that has interchangeable cutters of various shapes
dovetail planeA woodworking plane designed to make the grooves for dovetail joints
fore planeA carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane
jack planeA carpenter's plane for rough finishing
jointer, jointer plane, jointing plane, long planeA long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
match plane, tonguing and grooving planeA plane / plane having cutters designed / designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards
openside plane, rabbet planeA woodworking plane designed to cut / cut rabbets
router planeA woodworking plane with a narrow cutting head that will make grooves with smooth bottoms
scrub planeA narrow woodworking plane used to cut away excess stock
smooth plane, smoothing planeA small plane / plane for finish work
spokeshaveA small plane that has a handle on each side of its blade
Broaderedge toolAny cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane / plane or gouge)
hand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishcepillo de carpintero, limpiadera
Catalanribot
Verbsplanecut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane
planemake even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
English > plane: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymshave
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Nounsplanea carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
plane, planera power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
English > plane: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTravel on the surface of water.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymskim
Entailed bywater skiride water skis
Narroweraquaplaneride on an aquaplane
aquaplaneRise up onto a thin film of water between the tires and road so that there is no more contact with the road
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
English > plane: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"plane the top of the door"
Broadersmooth, smoothenmake smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
Spanishcepillar
Nounsplanationthe process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced
planea carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
plane, planera power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

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