"planes" in the noun sense
1. airplane, aeroplane, plane
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
2. plane, sheet
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"
a level of existence or development
"he lived on a worldly plane"
4. plane, planer, planing machine
a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
5. plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking plane
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
"the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
"planes" in the verb sense
1. plane, shave
cut or remove with or as if with a plane
"The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
2. plane, skim
travel on the surface of water
make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
"plane the top of the door"
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