Planck Plane-polarized

Plane

Meanings and phrases

plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another; flat; level

plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; airplane; aeroplane
  2. (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; sheet
  3. a level of existence or development
  4. a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood; planer; planing machine
  5. a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; carpenter's plane; woodworking plane

plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut or remove with or as if with a plane; shave
  2. travel on the surface of water; skim
  3. make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane

American plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico; American sycamore; buttonwood; Platanus occidentalis

Cartesian plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane in which all points can be described in Cartesian coordinates

London plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. very large fast-growing tree much planted as a street tree; Platanus acerifolia

beading plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane with a concave blade for making moulding with beadwork

block plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small plane used on end grains of wood

bullnosed plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small carpenter's plane with the cutting edge near the front; bullnose

carpenter 's plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; plane; woodworking plane

chamfer plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane that makes a beveled edge

circular plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces; compass plane

combination plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woodworking plane that has interchangeable cutters of various shapes

compass plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces; circular plane

dado plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane for making a dado groove

double-propeller plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability); double-prop; twin-prop; twin-propeller-plane

dovetail plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woodworking plane designed to make the grooves for dovetail joints

facet plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the plane of a facet of an object (as of a cube)

fore plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a carpenter's plane intermediate between a jack plane and a jointer plane

inclined plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a simple machine for elevating objects; consists of plane surface that makes an acute angle with the horizontal
E.g.
  • The wedge and the inclined plane (ramp) were known since prehistoric times.
  • The channel is an inclined plane within easy reach of someone using the stairs.

jack plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a carpenter's plane for rough finishing

jet plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an airplane powered by one or more jet engines; jet; jet-propelled plane
n.
  1. an airplane powered by one or more jet engines; jet; jet plane

jointer plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together; jointer; jointing plane; long plane

jointing plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together; jointer; jointer plane; long plane

long plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together; jointer; jointer plane; jointing plane

match plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards; tonguing and grooving plane

military plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an aircraft designed and used for combat; warplane

multiengine plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane with two or more engines; multiengine airplane

openside plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woodworking plane designed to cut rabbets; rabbet plane

orbital plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astronomy) the plane on which a body is orbiting
E.g.
  • The satellite is in orbital plane 2, in orbital slot 14.
  • The movements of both stars lie on a common orbital plane in space.
  • It is in the second orbital plane of the GLONASS constellation, in orbital slot 9.

oriental plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. large tree of southeastern Europe to Asia Minor; Platanus orientalis

picture plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the plane that is in the foreground of a drawing or painting; coextensive with but different from the objective surface of the work

plane angle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an angle formed by two straight lines (in the same plane)

plane figure

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a two-dimensional shape; two-dimensional figure

plane geometry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the geometry of 2-dimensional figures

plane seat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a seat on a commercial airliner

plane section

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid; section

plane table

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. surveying instrument consisting of a drawing board and a ruler that are mounted on a tripod; used to sight and map topographical details

plane ticket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ticket good for a trip on an airplane; airplane ticket

plane tree

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits; sycamore; platan

pontoon plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water; floatplane

propeller plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an airplane that is driven by a propeller

rabbet plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woodworking plane designed to cut rabbets; openside plane
n.
  1. a military airplane used to gain information about an enemy
E.g.
  • A reconnaissance plane into the system shortly before 1200 UTC on June 25 revealed hurricane-force winds above the surface.
  • On 15 April 1969, a Navy EC-121 reconnaissance plane was shot down by North Koreans about southeast of the North Korean port of Chongjin.
  • On September 23, 1916, during a fight with a German two-man reconnaissance plane, Rockwell was shot through the chest by an explosive bullet and killed instantly.

router plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a woodworking plane with a narrow cutting head that will make grooves with smooth bottoms

scrub plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a narrow woodworking plane used to cut away excess stock

single-propeller plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a propeller plane with a single propeller; single prop

smooth plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small plane for finish work; smoothing plane

smoothing plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small plane for finish work; smooth plane

tangent plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the plane that contains all the lines tangent to a specific point on a surface

tanker plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire

tonguing and grooving plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plane having cutters designed to make the tongues and grooves on the edges of matchboards; match plane

turbo-propeller plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine; propjet; turboprop

woodworking plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; plane; carpenter's plane

plane crash

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died in the same plane crash that killed Croce.
  • Harbi was killed in a plane crash two years later.
  • Kathleen died in a plane crash in France in 1948.

complex plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Let denote the unit disc in the complex plane.
  • (i.e., in the left half of the complex plane).
  • Let Ω be a simply connected domain in the complex plane.

plane crashed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The plane crashed killing him at the age of 28.
  • The plane crashed, killing everyone on board.
  • Seconds later the plane crashed into the sea.

projective plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another such surface is the real projective plane.
  • It can be viewed as an immersion of a punctured projective plane.
  • The projective plane over any alternative division ring is a Moufang plane.

focal plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The focal plane of the light is 33 feet (10 metres).
  • The lightsource is located 40 metres above sea level (focal plane).
  • The focal plane of the light is .

plane guard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She departed Yokosuka on 14 November for plane guard duty in the Gulf of Tonkin.
  • From 15 to 28 July she was plane guard ship for aircraft carrier in Gulf of Tonkin.
  • In October "Holder" was plane guard for , and also she acted in support of the heavy cruiser .

horizontal plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Almost all beetles have mandibles that move in a horizontal plane.
  • This creates a horizontal plane of weakness called a "cold joint" between the two batches.
  • In his time, the gnomon was simply a vertical pillar or rod mounted on a horizontal plane.

same plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died in the same plane crash that killed Croce.
  • The hook is in the same plane as the prying part.
  • Most of the major bodies of the Solar System orbit the Sun in nearly the same plane.

hyperbolic plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "n".4), and continues as tilings of the hyperbolic plane.
  • Take a hyperbolic plane whose Gaussian curvature is formula_5.
  • The image shows a Poincaré disk model projection of the hyperbolic plane.

fighter plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Finish is matt black and there are graphics in the style of a WWII Italian fighter plane.
  • The store also features Finland's largest and free sightseeing terrace with a MiG-21BIS fighter plane.
  • Many of its features were taken directly from Republic's considerable experience with fighter plane design.

plane wave

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wavefunction is not normalizable for a plane wave, but is for a wavepacket.
  • This is because a plane wave incident on a circular lens or mirror is diffracted as described above.
  • The far-field diffraction of a plane wave incident on a circular aperture is often referred to as the Airy Disk.

private plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All eight people on board the private plane (Beechcraft King Air C90) died in the crash.
  • In 1987, collector Frederick Weisman had Ruscha paint the exterior of his private plane, a Lockheed JetStar.
  • Clinton boarded the Lolita Express, a private plane of registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, at least 26 times.

plane crashes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their plane crashes on the island but they survive.
  • Jax's plane crashes, and he is presumed dead.
  • When the plane crashes, Casey is trapped underneath a seat.

first plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first plane it owned was a Bristol Freighter.
  • The first plane Kaye owned was a Piper Aztec.
  • Dyreborg was demoted from the first plane to make room for a kit basket.

equatorial plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The moon Titan, for example, has an orbital plane tilted about 1.6° to Saturn's equatorial plane.
  • The blobs are believed to lie near the equatorial plane of the stellar system, but their origin is unclear.
  • KP1019 has an octahedral structure with two "trans" N-donor indazole and four chloride ligands in the equatorial plane.

cargo plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • We see a shot of Otto's destroyed cargo plane in the snow.
  • The Argentine Air Force cargo plane provided no services; they flew as cargo.

image plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The image plane can be translated up and down in the sample, allowing generation of 3D image stacks.
  • An image is generated by scanning the focused spot throughout the image plane and compiling the point intensity measurements.
  • Once a set of photons from a specific molecule is collected, it forms a diffraction-limited spot in the image plane of the microscope.

vertical plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All pivoting points are free to rotate in a vertical plane.
  • It was oriented in a vertical plane.
  • The tail base was stiffened in the vertical plane by high and in side view wide neural spines.

small plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A small plane is the way it was described must have flown into the building.
  • A small plane carrying Frank Munson and a handcuffed prisoner, Ed Stone, crashes in the California wilderness.
  • A small plane making a water landing or a boat having engine trouble can be carried away from its reported position by the current.

when the plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Connell was killed when the plane he was flying crashed on December 19, 2008.
  • Zurich Airport was in dense fog when the plane was due to take off at 06:00 UTC.
  • Later, he parachuted to safety when the plane he was in was shot down by enemy fire.
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