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plane2

plane2

pronunciation:
pleIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of various carpentry tools with an adjustable blade, used to make surfaces of wood smooth, true, grooved, or the like.
 
synonyms:
shave
similar words:
planer, spokeshave
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: planed, planes, planing
definition: to smooth or otherwise trim using a carpenter's plane.
synonyms:
shave, smooth
similar words:
even, level, true
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to use a carpenter's plane.
similar words:
level
Homophone Note
The words plane and plain (ordinary or easy to understand) sound alike but have different meanings.
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