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device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight aerofoil , airfoil , control surface , surface
local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly air hole , air pocket , pocket
surveying instrument used with a plane table for drawing lines of sight on a distant object and for measuring angles alidad , alidade
very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico American plane , American sycamore , buttonwood , Platanus occidentalis
(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon angle of dip , dip , inclination , magnetic dip , magnetic inclination
curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening arch
point at which an orbit crosses the ecliptic plane going north ascending node
azimuth of a celestial body is the angle between the vertical plane containing it and the plane of the meridian AZ , azimuth
(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane balance , correspondence , symmetricalness , symmetry
model plane wood balsa
roll in which the plane follows a spiral course barrel roll
plane with a concave blade for making moulding with beadwork beading plane
property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane bilateralism , bilaterality , bilateral symmetry
small plane used on end grains of wood block plane
pass that allows you to board a ship or plane boarding card , boarding pass
line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something bound , boundary , bounds
hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it buccaneering , piracy
wall or partition in boat, plane bulkhead
partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments bulkhead
small carpenter's plane with the cutting edge near the front bullnose , bullnosed plane
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