HyperDic: inclined_plane

English > 1 sense of the expression inclined plane:
NOUNartifactinclined planea simple machine for elevating objects
English > inclined plane: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal.
Narrowerramp, inclineAn inclined surface connecting two levels
screwA simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole
wedgeSomething solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them
Broadermachine, simple machineA device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point
Spanishplano inclinado
Catalanpla inclinat

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