Antonyms for plane
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term plane.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Horizontal signifies in the direction of or parallel to the horizon. For practical purposes level and horizontal are identical, tho level, as the more popular word, is more loosely used of that which has no especially noticeable elevations or inequalities; as, a level road. Flat, according to its derivation from the Anglo-Saxon flet, a floor, applies to a surface only, and, in the first and most usual sense, to a surface that is horizontal or level in all directions; a line may be level, a floor is flat; flat is also applied in a derived sense to any plane surface without irregularities or elevations, as a picture may be painted on the flat surface of a perpendicular wall. Plane applies only to a surface, and is used with more mathematical exactness than flat. The adjective plain, originally the same word as plane, is now rarely used except in the figurative senses, but the original sense appears in the noun, as we speak of "a wide plain." We speak of a horizontal line, a flat morass, a level road, a plain country, a plane surface (especially in the scientific sense). That which is level may not be even, and that which is even may not be level; a level road may be very rough; a slope may be even.
airplane, aeroplane, planenoun
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
(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"
shroud, airplane, bed sheet, weather sheet, carpenter's plane, sheet, flat solid, tack, planing machine, sheet of paper, sail, canvass, woodworking plane, tabloid, canvas, rag, mainsheet, piece of paper, planer, aeroplane
a level of existence or development
"he lived on a worldly plane"
plane, planer, planing machinenoun
a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood
plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking planeadjective
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
"the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
flat, level, planeverb
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"
savourless, flavorless, categoric, matt, even, insipid, level, monotonic, compressed, tied(p), flat, unconditional, matted, vapid, level(p), categorical, monotonous, two-dimensional, matte, monotone, savorless, prostrate, bland, mat, flavourless, unwavering
cut or remove with or as if with a plane
"The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
travel on the surface of water
make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
"plane the top of the door"
How to use plane in a sentence?
I found out when I got home that before my plane even left the ground on my departure, he was sneaking his girlfriend through the trees and into the apartment, to this day, it's something that comes up now and then as it was his first big chance to be grown up, and he blew it in spades.
Because of the political unrest, the gang violence and so on in Haiti, they were taking this small plane to Jacmel where they would meet up with the rest of their family, they were flying to Jacmel and then they were going to meet up with our missionaries then, who were going to take them to Petit-Goâve.
The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.
It is a non-specific threat, we worked with the airline and with TSA to pull the passengers and baggage off the plane and re-screen them.
Right now, people on the No-Fly list can walk into a store and buy a gun. That is insane. If you're too dangerous to board a plane, you're too dangerous, by definition, to buy a gun, and so I'm calling on Congress to close this loophole, now. We may not be able to prevent every tragedy, but -- at a bare minimum -- we shouldn't be making it so easy for potential terrorists or criminals to get their hands on a gun that they could use against Americans.
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