Plane vs Human - What's the difference?

plane | human |


As an adverb plane

is (label) particularly, especially, certainly.

As a noun plane

is (label) the thing, the point, the interesting thing, the main interest in something, unusualness, speciality.

As an adjective human is

(label) classical (of or pertaining to the classical - latin, greek - languages, literature, history and philosophy).

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plane

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) . The word was introduced in the seventeenth century to distinguish the geometrical senses from the other senses of plain.

Adjective

(er)
  • Of a surface: flat or level.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A level or flat surface.
  • (geometry) A flat surface extending infinitely in all directions (e.g. horizontal or vertical plane).
  • A level of existence or development. (eg'', ''astral plane )
  • A roughly flat, thin, often moveable structure used to create lateral force by the flow of air or water over its surface, found on aircraft, submarines, etc.
  • (computing, Unicode) Any of a number of designated ranges of sequential code points.
  • (anatomy) An imaginary plane which divides the body into two portions.
  • Hyponyms
    * (mathematics) real plane, complex plane * (anatomy) coronal plane, frontal plane, sagittal plane, transverse plane
    Derived terms
    *

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl), from (etyl), from

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (countable) A tool for smoothing wood by removing thin layers from the surface.
  • See also
    * rhykenologist

    Verb

    (plan)
  • To smooth (wood) with a plane.
  • Etymology 3

    Abbreviated from aeroplane .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An airplane; an aeroplane.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-09-06, author=Tom Cheshire
  • , volume=189, issue=13, page=34, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Solar-powered travel , passage=The plane is travelling impossibly slowly – 30km an hour – when it gently noses up and leaves the ground. With air beneath them, the rangy wings seem to gain strength; the fuselage that on the ground seemed flimsy becomes elegant, like a crane vaunting in flight. It seems not to fly, though, so much as float.}}
    Derived terms
    * floatplane * planeside * planespotter/plane spotter/plane-spotter * plane spotting * seaplane

    Verb

    (plan)
  • (nautical) To move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water.
  • To glide or soar.
  • Etymology 4

    From (etyl) plane, from (etyl) platanus, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (senseid)(countable) A deciduous tree of the genus Platanus .
  • (Northern UK) A sycamore.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)

    Anagrams

    *

    human

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (notcomp) Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=David Simpson
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=36, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Fantasy of navigation , passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.}}
  • (comparable) Having the nature or attributes of a human being.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=1 citation , passage=She was like a Beardsley Salome , he had said. And indeed she had the narrow eyes and the high cheekbone of that creature, and as nearly the sinuosity as is compatible with human symmetry.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen. No one queried it. It was in the classic pattern of human weakness, mean and embarrassing and sad.}}
  • * 2011 August 17, Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Many Wars of Google: Handset makers will learn to live with their new ‘frenemy’]'', ''Business World'', ''[[w:The Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal] ,
  • Google wouldn't be human if it didn't want some of this loot, which buying Motorola would enable it to grab.

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    Derived terms

    * human behaviour * human being * human botfly * human capital * human chattel * human chorionic gonadotropin * human-computer interaction * human condition * human death * human development * Human Genome Project * human immunodeficiency virus * human insulin * human interest * humanism * humanist * humanization * humanize * humanizer * human knot * human kind, humankind * humanly * human movement * human nature * humanoid * human papillomavirus * human pyramid * human race * human relations * human resources (HR) * human rights * human trafficking * inhuman * inhumane * nonhuman, non-human * to err is human (human)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A human being, whether man, woman or child.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= Katie L. Burke
  • , title= In the News , volume=101, issue=3, page=193, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Bats host many high-profile viruses that can infect humans , including severe acute respiratory syndrome and Ebola.}}

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (lb) To behave as or become, or to cause to behave as or become, a human.
  • * 2013 , Biosocial Becomings (ISBN 110702563X), page 19:
  • There are, then, many ways of humaning : these are the ways along which we make ourselves and, collaboratively, one another.
  • * 1911 , The collected works of Ambrose Bierce , volume 9, page 362:
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    Anagrams

    * (l)

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