Definitions for Planepleɪn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Plane
airplane, aeroplane, plane(noun)
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
"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"
a level of existence or development
"he lived on a worldly plane"
plane, planer, planing machine(noun)
a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking plane(adj)
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
"the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
flat, level, plane(verb)
having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
"a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"; "skirts sewn with fine flat seams"
cut or remove with or as if with a plane
"The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
travel on the surface of water
make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
"plane the top of the door"
A tool for smoothing wood by removing thin layers from the surface.
To smooth (wood) with a plane.
An airplane; an aeroplane.
To move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water.
To glide or soar.
A deciduous tree of the genus Platanus.
Origin: From planum, a noun use of the neuter of planus. The word was introduced in the seventeenth century to distinguish the geometrical senses from the other senses of plain.
any tree of the genus Platanus
without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface
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 curvature
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
a block or plate having a perfectly flat surface, used as a standard of flatness; a surface plate
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, etc
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
to efface or remove
figuratively, to make plain or smooth
Origin: [L. planus: cf. F. plan. See Plan, a.]
In esoteric cosmology, a plane, other than the physical plane is conceived as a subtle state of consciousness that transcends the known physical universe. The concept may be found in religious, and esoteric teachings—e.g. Vedanta, Ayyavazhi, shamanism, Hermeticism, Neoplatonism, Gnosticism, Kashmir Shaivism, Sant Mat/Surat Shabd Yoga, Sufism, Druze, Kabbalah, Theosophy, Anthroposophy, Rosicrucianism, Eckankar, Ascended Master Teachings, etc.—which propound the idea of a whole series of subtle planes or worlds or dimensions which, from a center, interpenetrate themselves and the physical planet in which we live, the solar systems, and all the physical structures of the universe. This interpenetration of planes culminates in the universe itself as a physical structured, dynamic and evolutive expression emanated through a series of steadily denser stages, becoming progressively more material and embodied. The emanation is conceived, according to esoteric teachings, to have been originated, at the dawn of the universe's manifestation, in The Supreme Being Who sent out—from the unmanifested Absolute beyond comprehension—the dynamic force of creative energy, as sound-vibration, into the abyss of space. On the other hand, it states that this dynamic force is being sent forth, through the ages, framing all things that constitute and inhabit the universe.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Plane' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2986
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Rank popularity for the word 'Plane' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2910
Rank popularity for the word 'Plane' in Nouns Frequency: #1018
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- ribotCatalan, Valencian
- plocha, letoun, rovina, rovinný, plochý, hoblík, letadlo, platan, hoblovat, plachtitCzech
- plan, høvl, flyver, platan, høvleDanish
- Flugzeug, Platane, Ebene, Flieger, Hobel, hobeln, gleiten, ebenGerman
- επίπεδο, επίπεδος, πλάνη, αεροπλάνο, πλάτανος, ίσος, πλανίζωGreek
- ebeno, rabotiloEsperanto
- plano, cepillar, cepillo, avión, platanoSpanish
- tasand, höövel, hööveldamaEstonian
- رنده, چنارPersian
- taso, siipi, höylätä, liukua, plaaniin, höylä, lentokone, plataanipuu, kone, plaanata, tasainen, nousta, liitääFinnish
- planer, plan, rabot, avion, platane, platFrench
- plána, plánáilIrish
- plèana, itealan, plèanScottish Gaelic
- מקצוע, מטוס, דולב, מישורי, הקציע, אווירוןHebrew
- gyalu, repülőgép, platán, repülőHungarian
- սոսի, տնջրի, հարթություն, ինքնաթիռ, չինարի, մակարդակ, օդանավ, չինար, հարթ, տափակArmenian
- hefill, heflaIcelandic
- planare, piano, pialla, aereo, platano, piallare, piallatrice, aeroplano, piallettoItalian
- ჭადარი, ჩინარი, თვითმფრინავი, ჭანდარიGeorgian
- huwwelen, Huwwel, Fliger, PlatanLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- waru, haupapa, kota, whakaeneMāori
- vlak, schaaf, vliegtuig, plataan, schaven, glijdenDutch
- høvle, plane, plan, høvel, fly, platanNorwegian
- chidí naatʼaʼíNavajo, Navaho
- wymiar, strug, płaszczyzna, hebel, samolotPolish
- plano, plátano, aeroplano, pairar, plaina, avião, aplainar, plainarPortuguese
- rindea, rabota, platanRomanian
- ровный, уровень, чинар, чинара, плоский, плоскость, рубанок, самолёт, платан, строгать, паритьRussian
- rende, strugSerbo-Croatian
- hobľovať, rovina, hoblík, lietadlo, platanSlovak
- plan, hyvel, hyvla, planaSwedish
- randa, ndegeSwahili
- చిత్రిక పట్టుTelugu
- rende, uçak, tayyareTurkish
- mặt phẳng, cái bào, máy bay, cây, trình độ, tàu bay, tiêu huyền, phẳng, mức, bào, bằng phẳng, bằngVietnamese
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