plane - Wiktionary

plane – Wiktionary

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin plānum (flat floor), a noun use of the neuter of plānus (plain). The phrase was launched within the 17th century to differentiate the geometrical senses from the opposite senses of plain. Doublet of llano, piano, and plain.

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aircraft (comparative planer, superlative planest)

  1. Of a floor: flat or degree.
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Noun[edit]

aircraft (plural planes)

  1. A degree or flat floor.
  2. (geometry) A flat floor extending infinitely in all instructions (e.g. horizontal or vertical aircraft).
  3. A degree of existence or improvement. (eg, astral aircraft)
  4. A roughly flat, skinny, typically moveable construction used to create lateral power by the movement of air or water over its floor, discovered on plane, submarines, and so on.
  5. (computing, Unicode) Any of numerous designated ranges of sequential code factors.
  6. (anatomy) An imaginary aircraft which divides the physique into two parts.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Center English aircraft, plaine, from Anglo-Norman plaine, from Late Latin plāna (planing device).

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aircraft (plural planes)

  1. (countable) A device for smoothing wooden by eradicating skinny layers from the floor.
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Verb[edit]

aircraft (third-person singular easy current planes, current participle planing, easy previous and previous participle planed)

  1. (transitive) To clean (wooden) with a aircraft.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Clipping of aeroplane.

Noun[edit]

aircraft (plural planes)

  1. An airplane; an aeroplane.
    • 2013 September 6, Tom Cheshire, “Photo voltaic-powered journey”, in The Guardian Weekly, quantity 189, quantity 13, web page 34:

      The aircraft is travelling impossibly slowly – 30km an hour – when it gently noses up and leaves the bottom. With air beneath them, the rangy wings appear to realize energy; the fuselage that on the bottom appeared flimsy turns into elegant, like a crane vaunting in flight. It appears to not fly, although, a lot as float.

  2. (entomology) Any of varied nymphalid butterflies, of varied genera, having a gradual gliding flight. Additionally referred to as aeroplanes.
  3. (entomology) The butterfly Bindahara phocides, household Lycaenidae, of Asia and Australasia.
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aircraft (third-person singular easy current planes, current participle planing, easy previous and previous participle planed)

  1. (nautical) To maneuver in a manner that lifts the bow of a ship out of the water.
  2. To glide or soar.
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Center English aircraft, borrowed from Previous French aircraft, from Latin platanus, from Historic Greek πλάτανος (plátanos), from πλατύς (platús, extensive, broad).

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aircraft (plural planes)

  1. (countable) A deciduous tree of the genus Platanus.
  2. (Northern UK) A sycamore.
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Adjective[edit]

aircraft

  1. female singular of plan

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aircraft

  1. first-person singular current indicative of planer
  2. third-person singular current indicative of planer
  3. first-person singular current subjunctive of planer
  4. third-person singular current subjunctive of planer
  5. second-person singular crucial of planer

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aircraft

  1. inflection of planen:
    1. first-person singular current
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular crucial

Etymology[edit]

From plānus (intelligible, clear).

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plānē (comparative plānius, superlative plānissimē)

  1. plainly (to the senses or understanding), distinctly, intelligibly
  2. (emphasising correctness) clearly, clearly
    1. (additionally used as an affirmative reply)
  3. wholly, completely, completely, fairly

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aircraft

  1. particular singular of plan
  2. plural of plan

Portuguese[edit]

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aircraft

  1. first-person singular (eu) current subjunctive of planar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, additionally used with você and others) current subjunctive of planar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative crucial of planar
  4. third-person singular (você) detrimental crucial of planar

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aircraft

  1. absolute particular pure masculine type of plan.

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