|1.||maths a flat surface in which a straight line joining any two of its points lies entirely on that surface|
|2.||a flat or level surface|
|3.||a level of existence, performance, attainment, etc|
|4.||a. short for aeroplane|
|b. a wing or supporting surface of an aircraft or hydroplane|
|5.||level or flat|
|6.||maths (of a curve, figure, etc) lying entirely in one plane|
|7.||to fly without moving wings or using engines; glide|
|8.||(of a boat) to rise partly and skim over the water when moving at a certain speed|
|9.||to travel by aeroplane|
|[C17: from Latin plānum level surface]|
|1.||a tool with an adjustable sharpened steel blade set obliquely in a wooden or iron body, for levelling or smoothing timber surfaces, cutting mouldings or grooves, etc|
|2.||a flat tool, usually metal, for smoothing the surface of clay or plaster in a mould|
|3.||to level, smooth, or cut (timber, wooden articles, etc) using a plane or similar tool|
|[C14: via Old French from Late Latin plāna plane, from plānāre to level]|
plane 1 (plān)
A surface containing all the straight lines that connect any two points on it.
A flat or level surface.
An imaginary surface formed by extension through any axis of the body or through two definite points on the body.