plane (

     adj : having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or
           lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level
           farmland"; "a plane surface" [syn: flat, level]
     n 1: an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by
          propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to
          trouble with the airplane" [syn: airplane, aeroplane]
     2: (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" [syn: sheet]
     3: a level of existence or development; "he lived on a worldly
     4: a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood [syn: planer, {planing
     5: a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for
        smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane
        for the finish work" [syn: carpenter's plane, {woodworking
     v 1: cut slices from; "The machine shaved off fine layers from
          the piece of wood" [syn: shave]
     2: travel on the surface of water [syn: skim]