Textual thesaurus for "plane"

(adj) flat, level

having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

a flat desk; acres of level farmland; a plane surface; skirts sewn with fine flat seams

(noun) aeroplane, airplane

an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

(noun) 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

(noun) planer, planing machine

a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

(noun) 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

(verb) shave

cut or remove with or as if with a plane

The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood

(verb) skim

travel on the surface of water