a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
a level of existence or development
having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
cut or remove with or as if with a plane
make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
travel on the surface of water
Any tree of the genus platanus.
Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface.
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.
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.
A block or plate having a perfectly flat surface, used as a standard of flatness; a surface plate.
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.
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.