Planar vs Spatial - What's the difference?

planar | spatial |

As adjectives the difference between planar and spatial

is that planar is of or pertaining to a plane while spatial is of or pertaining to space.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(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



    Alternative forms

    * spacial


  • Of or pertaining to space.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Fenella Saunders, magazine=(American Scientist)
  • , title= Tiny Lenses See the Big Picture , passage=The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail.}}

    See also

    * geospatial ----