Meaning of PLANE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pleɪn ]
( planes, planing, planed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A plane is a vehicle with wings and one or more engines, which can fly through the air.
He had plenty of time to catch his plane...
Her mother was killed in a plane crash.
= aeroplane, airplane
A plane is a flat, level surface which may be sloping at a particular angle.
...a building with angled planes.
If a number of points are in the same plane , one line or one flat surface could pass through them all.
All the planets orbit the Sun in roughly the same plane, round its equator.
A plane is a tool that has a flat bottom with a sharp blade in it. You move the plane over a piece of wood in order to remove thin pieces of its surface.
If you plane a piece of wood, you make it smaller or smoother by using a plane.
She watches him plane the surface of a walnut board...
Again I planed the surface flush.
VERB : V n , V n adj
A plane or a plane tree is a large tree with broad leaves which often grows in towns.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006