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plane1

 
 
pronunciation:
pleIn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat or level surface.
synonyms:
level
similar words:
table
definition 2: a relative position of development or accomplishment; stage; level.
She raised the art to a higher plane.
synonyms:
degree, level
similar words:
footing, point, stage, standing, station, status, stratum
definition 3: an airplane.
 
synonyms:
aircraft, airplane
similar words:
air, airliner, bomber, craft, fighter, jet, jetliner, propjet, ship, turbojet
definition 4: in geometry, any surface so conformed that a straight line will join any two points within it.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: flat or level.
synonyms:
even, flat, level, planar
similar words:
flush, horizontal, smooth
definition 2: of or relating to geometric planes.
synonyms:
planar
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: planed, planes, planing
definition: of a boat, to lift up partly out of the water while running fast.
synonyms:
hydroplane
similar words:
skate, skim
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