Planar vs Plainer - What's the difference?

planar | plainer |


As adjectives the difference between planar and plainer

is that planar is of or pertaining to a plane while plainer is (plain).

planar

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to a plane.
  • A planar projection of a three-dimensional object is its projection onto a plane.
  • Flat, two-dimensional.
  • (graph theory, of a graph) Able to be embedded in the plane with no edges intersecting.
  • A complete graph with more than four nodes is never planar .
  • (transistor chip, semiconductor devices) Having a flat profile, not etched into a mesa.
  • Derived terms

    * antiplanar * nonplanar * synplanar

    plainer

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (plain)
  • Of the two, she was certainly the plainer .

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