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Plane vs. Boat — What's the Difference?

Plane vs. Boat — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Plane and Boat

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Plane

(Mathematics) A surface containing all the straight lines that connect any two points on it.
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Boat

A boat is a watercraft of a large range of types and sizes, but generally smaller than a ship, which is distinguished by its larger size, shape, cargo or passenger capacity, or its ability to carry boats. Small boats are typically found on inland waterways such as rivers and lakes, or in protected coastal areas.
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Plane

A flat or level surface.
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Boat

A relatively small, usually open craft of a size that might be carried aboard a ship.
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Plane

A level of development, existence, or achievement
Scholarship on a high plane.
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Boat

An inland vessel of any size.
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Plane

An airplane or hydroplane.
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Boat

A ship or submarine.
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Plane

A supporting surface of an airplane; an airfoil or wing.
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Boat

A dish shaped like a boat
A sauce boat.
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Plane

A carpenter's tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing and leveling wood.
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Boat

To travel by boat.
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Plane

A trowel-shaped tool for smoothing the surface of clay, sand, or plaster in a mold.
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Boat

To ride a boat for pleasure.
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Plane

The plane tree.
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Boat

To transport by boat.
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Plane

(Mathematics) Of or being a figure lying in a plane
A plane curve.
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Boat

To place in a boat.
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Plane

Flat; level.
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Boat

A craft used for transportation of goods, fishing, racing, recreational cruising, or military use on or in the water, propelled by oars or outboard motor or inboard motor or by wind.
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Plane

To smooth or finish with a plane
Planed the door.
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Boat

(poker slang) A full house.
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Plane

To remove with a plane
Plane off the rough edges on a board.
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Boat

A vehicle, utensil, or dish somewhat resembling a boat in shape.
A stone boat;
A gravy boat
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Plane

To work with a plane.
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Boat

(chemistry) One of two possible conformations of cyclohexane rings (the other being chair), shaped roughly like a boat.
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Plane

To rise partly out of the water, as a hydroplane does at high speeds.
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Boat

The refugee boats arriving in Australian waters, and by extension, refugees generally.
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Plane

To soar or glide.
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Boat

(intransitive) To travel by boat.
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Plane

To travel by airplane.
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Boat

(transitive) To transport in a boat.
To boat goods
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Plane

Of a surface: flat or level.
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Boat

(transitive) To place in a boat.
To boat oars
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Plane

A level or flat surface.
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Boat

A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
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Plane

(geometry) A flat surface extending infinitely in all directions (e.g. horizontal or vertical plane). Category:en:Surfaces
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Boat

Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
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Plane

(anatomy) An imaginary plane which divides the body into two portions.
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Boat

A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
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Plane

A level of existence or development.
Astral plane
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Boat

To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
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Plane

A roughly flat, thin, often moveable structure used to create lateral force by the flow of air or water over its surface, found on aircraft, submarines, etc. (Compare airfoil, hydrofoil.)}}
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Boat

To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
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Plane

Any of 17 designated ranges of 216 (65,536) sequential code points each.
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Boat

To go or row in a boat.
I boated over, ran my craft aground.
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Plane

A tool for smoothing wood by removing thin layers from the surface.
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Boat

A small vessel for travel on water
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Plane

An airplane; an aeroplane.
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Boat

A dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
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Plane

(entomology) Any of various nymphalid butterflies, of various genera, having a slow gliding flight.
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Boat

Ride in a boat on water
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Plane

(entomology) The butterfly Bindahara phocides, family Lycaenidae, of Asia and Australasia.
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Plane

(countable) A deciduous tree of the genus Platanus.
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Plane

(Northern UK) A sycamore.
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Plane

To smooth (wood) with a plane.
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Plane

To move in a way that lifts the bow out of the water.
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Plane

To glide or soar.
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Plane

Any tree of the genus Platanus.
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Plane

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.
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Plane

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.
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Plane

A block or plate having a perfectly flat surface, used as a standard of flatness; a surface plate.
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Plane

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.
Oct 10, 2021

Plane

Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface.
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Plane

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.
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Plane

To efface or remove.
He planed away the names . . . written on his tables.
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Plane

Figuratively, to make plain or smooth.
What student came but that you planed her path.
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Plane

Of a boat, to lift more or less out of the water while in motion, after the manner of a hydroplane; to hydroplane.
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Plane

An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets;
The flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
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Plane

(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
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Plane

A level of existence or development;
He lived on a worldly plane
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Plane

A power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
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Plane

A carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood;
The cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work
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Plane

Cut or remove with or as if with a plane;
The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood
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Plane

Travel on the surface of water
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Plane

Make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane;
Plane the top of the door
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Plane

Having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another;
A flat desk
Acres of level farmland
A plane surface
Oct 10, 2021

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