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  1. [noun] an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
    Synonyms: airaero

  2. [noun] (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"
    Synonyms: sheet

  3. [noun] a level of existence or development; "he lived on a worldly plane"

  4. [noun] a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
    Synonyms: planing machine

  5. [noun] a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
    Synonyms: carpenter's woodworking

  6. [verb] cut or remove with or as if with a plane; "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
    Synonyms: shave

  7. [verb] travel on the surface of water
    Synonyms: skim

  8. [verb] make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane; "plane the top of the door"

  9. [adjective] having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"
    Synonyms: flat, level


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