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Plane vs. Polygon

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Planeadjective

Of a surface: flat or level.

Polygonnoun

(geometry) A plane figure bounded by edges that are all straight lines.

Planenoun

A level or flat surface.

Polygonnoun

(geometry) The boundary of such a figure.

Planenoun

(geometry) A flat surface extending infinitely in all directions (e.g. horizontal or vertical plane).

Polygonnoun

A figure comprising vertices and (not necessarily straight) edges, alternatingly.

Planenoun

A level of existence or development. (eg, astral plane)

Polygonnoun

(geometry) Such a figure and its interior, taken as a whole.

Planenoun

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.

Polygonnoun

A plane figure having many angles, and consequently many sides; esp., one whose perimeter consists of more than four sides; any figure having many angles.

Planenoun

Any of a number of designated ranges of sequential code points.

Polygonnoun

a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides

Planenoun

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

Polygonnoun

a plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles, and typically five or more.

Planenoun

(countable) A tool for smoothing wood by removing thin layers from the surface.

Polygon

In geometry, a polygon () is a plane figure that is described by a finite number of straight line segments connected to form a closed polygonal chain (or polygonal circuit). The bounded plane region, the bounding circuit, or the two together, may be called a polygon.

Planenoun

An airplane; an aeroplane.

Planenoun

(countable) A deciduous tree of the genus Platanus.

Planenoun

(Northern UK) A sycamore.

Planeverb

(transitive) To smooth (wood) with a plane.

Planeverb

(nautical) To move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water.

Planeverb

To glide or soar.

Planenoun

Any tree of the genus Platanus.

Planenoun

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.

Planenoun

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.

Planenoun

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

Planenoun

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.

Planeadjective

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

Planeverb

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.

Planeverb

To efface or remove.

‘He planed away the names . . . written on his tables.’;

Planeverb

Figuratively, to make plain or smooth.

‘What student came but that you planed her path.’;

Planeverb

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

Planenoun

an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets;

‘the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane’;

Planenoun

(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’;

Planenoun

a level of existence or development;

‘he lived on a worldly plane’;

Planenoun

a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

Planenoun

a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood;

‘the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work’;

Planeverb

cut or remove with or as if with a plane;

‘The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood’;

Planeverb

travel on the surface of water

Planeverb

make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane;

‘plane the top of the door’;

Planeadjective

having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another;

‘a flat desk’; ‘acres of level farmland’; ‘a plane surface’;

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