Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun plane

5 senses of plane

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")
       => heavier-than-air craft -- (a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it)

Sense 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")
       => shape, form -- (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape")

Sense 3
plane -- (a level of existence or development; "he lived on a worldly plane")
       => degree, level, stage, point -- (a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?")

Sense 4
plane, planer, planing machine -- (a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood)
       => power tool -- (a tool driven by a motor)

Sense 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")
       => edge tool -- (any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge))
       => hand tool -- (a tool used with workers' hands)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb plane

3 senses of plane

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")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
plane, skim -- (travel on the surface of water)
       => glide -- (move smoothly and effortlessly)

Sense 3
plane -- (make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane; "plane the top of the door")
       => smooth, smoothen -- (make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood")

Antonyms of adj plane

1 sense of plane

Sense 1
flat, level, plane -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA even) -> uneven -- (not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain")

Similarity of adj plane

1 sense of plane

Sense 1
flat, level, plane -- (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")
       => even (vs. uneven) -- (being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with); "an even application of varnish"; "an even floor"; "the road was not very even"; "the picture is even with the window")

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