Plane vs Planation - What's the difference?

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Plane is a related term of planation.


As nouns the difference between plane and planation

is that plane is (label) the thing, the point, the interesting thing, the main interest in something, unusualness, speciality while planation is (geology) the formation of a flat surface by erosion and deposition.

As an adverb plane

is (label) particularly, especially, certainly.

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
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    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)

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    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (geology) The formation of a flat surface by erosion and deposition.
  • (biology) The morphological transformation of a three-dimensional structure into a two-dimensional one through development or evolution.
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