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Kristen Bell is rare as an actress, because she's the type of actor who jumps out of a plane without a parachute - from a totally fearless place, which is really refreshing and inspiring.
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Meaning of "plane" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PLANE

From Latin plānum level surface.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PLANE

plane  [pleɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLANE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Plane is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb plane in English.

WHAT DOES PLANE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of plane in the English dictionary

The first definition of plane in the dictionary is a flat surface in which a straight line joining any two of its points lies entirely on that surface. Other definition of plane is a flat or level surface. Plane is also a level of existence, performance, attainment, etc.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PLANE

PRESENT

Present
I plane
you plane
he/she/it planes
we plane
you plane
they plane
Present continuous
I am planing
you are planing
he/she/it is planing
we are planing
you are planing
they are planing
Present perfect
I have planed
you have planed
he/she/it has planed
we have planed
you have planed
they have planed
Present perfect continuous
I have been planing
you have been planing
he/she/it has been planing
we have been planing
you have been planing
they have been planing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I planed
you planed
he/she/it planed
we planed
you planed
they planed
Past continuous
I was planing
you were planing
he/she/it was planing
we were planing
you were planing
they were planing
Past perfect
I had planed
you had planed
he/she/it had planed
we had planed
you had planed
they had planed
Past perfect continuous
I had been planing
you had been planing
he/she/it had been planing
we had been planing
you had been planing
they had been planing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will plane
you will plane
he/she/it will plane
we will plane
you will plane
they will plane
Future continuous
I will be planing
you will be planing
he/she/it will be planing
we will be planing
you will be planing
they will be planing
Future perfect
I will have planed
you will have planed
he/she/it will have planed
we will have planed
you will have planed
they will have planed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been planing
you will have been planing
he/she/it will have been planing
we will have been planing
you will have been planing
they will have been planing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would plane
you would plane
he/she/it would plane
we would plane
you would plane
they would plane
Conditional continuous
I would be planing
you would be planing
he/she/it would be planing
we would be planing
you would be planing
they would be planing
Conditional perfect
I would have plane
you would have plane
he/she/it would have plane
we would have plane
you would have plane
they would have plane
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been planing
you would have been planing
he/she/it would have been planing
we would have been planing
you would have been planing
they would have been planing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you plane
we let´s plane
you plane
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to plane
Past participle
planed
Present Participle
planing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLANE


aeroplane
ˈɛərəˌpleɪn
airplane
ˈɛəˌpleɪn
biplane
ˈbaɪˌpleɪn
blain
bleɪn
Champlain
ʃæmˈpleɪn
complain
kəmˈpleɪn
explain
ɪkˈspleɪn
hydroplane
ˈhaɪdrəʊˌpleɪn
hyperplane
ˈhaɪpəˌpleɪn
lain
leɪn
Laine
leɪn
lane
leɪn
Maclean
məˈkleɪn
monoplane
ˈmɒnəʊˌpleɪn
plain
pleɪn
sailplane
ˈseɪlˌpleɪn
seaplane
ˈsiːˌpleɪn
silane
ˈsɪleɪn
slain
sleɪn
slane
sleɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLANE

plane angle
plane chart
plane crash
plane geometry
plane journey
plane polarization
plane sailing
plane spotter
plane surveying
plane table
plane ticket
plane tree
plane-table
planeload
planeness
planer
planeside
planet
planet Earth

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLANE

aquaplane
astral plane
bike lane
bus lane
car-pool lane
country lane
fast lane
fighter plane
float plane
focal plane
galactic plane
jet plane
memory lane
model plane
multilane
purslane
sea lane
slow lane
Spillane
spy plane

Synonyms and antonyms of plane in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PLANE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «plane» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of plane

Translation of «plane» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLANE

Find out the translation of plane to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of plane from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «plane» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

飞机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

avión
570 millions of speakers

English

plane
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विमान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طَائِرَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

самолет
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

avião
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমতল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pesawat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Flugzeug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

飛行機
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비행기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pesawat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

máy bay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விமானம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विमान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uçak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aeroplano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

samolot
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

літак
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

avion
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αεροπλάνο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vliegtuig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flygplan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of plane

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANE»

The term «plane» is very widely used and occupies the 5.489 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about plane

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «PLANE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word plane.
1
Criss Angel
One of the most gratifying things I get as an artist is when people watch me do these different demonstrations, and they in some way feel empowered by what I'm doing so they can confront their own fears. Maybe it's the fear of getting in an elevator; maybe it's the fear of going on a plane and seeing the world.
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Keren Ann
I'm always on a train or a plane, so wherever I happen to be is home.
3
Nonso Anozie
Harrison Ford invited me to fly on his private plane to Los Angeles, and he's great to work with. He's really down to earth, and we got to know each other quite well.
4
Steve Antin
Kristen Bell is rare as an actress, because she's the type of actor who jumps out of a plane without a parachute - from a totally fearless place, which is really refreshing and inspiring.
5
Stuart Appleby
In America, if you want to make it as a golfer, you go to college on a scholarship. In Australia, you go to the airport with a plane ticket. The competition just isn't there.
6
Corazon Aquino
It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ. A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero.
7
Maria Bamford
My mom always does this thing where, the closer I get to home, the more she calls. 'Hey, listen, how's your plane? Did you land? Are you landing? Sweetie. Listen. We want to... ' The anxiety amps up exponentially as I get closer, and then I can't get out fast enough.
8
Eric Bana
When I go on the plane to fly home, I'm literally capable of forgetting what I do for a job. That also comes about because I choose to take massive breaks between projects, and because I choose to do this ridiculous thing of keeping home, home.
9
Kevin Barry
I wanted to write about Jews in Montana, so I went there by plane and bus, only to discover that there are no Jews in Montana. It didn't deter me.
10
Max Beckmann
Height, width, and depth are the three phenomena which I must transfer into one plane to form the abstract surface of the picture, and thus to protect myself from the infinity of space.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLANE»

Discover the use of plane in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to plane and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
My Plane Book
Provides an introduction to various airplanes through a series of questions about the different function each one has. On board pages.
Ellen Kirk, 2006
2
The Astral Plane
Covers the scenery of the astral plane, its inhabitants, and phenomena. This book is not about the beliefs of the Theosophical Society, of which he was a member.
C. W. Leadbeater, 2007
3
A High School First Course in Euclidean Plane Geometry
The book is well illustrated with simplified real world problems. The engineering design problems are wonderful. Most of all, this is a plain geometry textbook without pork.
Charles H. Aboughantous, 2010
4
Plane Crash: True Stories of Survival
Describes how various people survived not only plane crashes, but being lost in the wilderness for many days before being rescued.
Frank Spalding, 2006
5
Our Plane Is Down
A small plane goes down in the bush, hours from anywhere.
Doug Paton, 2004
6
Ghost Plane: The True Story of the CIA Torture Program
Ghost Plane tells the stories of individuals abducted at airports around the world and transported for interrogation and torture on a fleet of leased planes manned by CIA operatives.
Stephen Grey, 2006
7
The Poincaré Half-plane: A Gateway to Modern Geometry
The Poincare Half-Planeprovides an elementary and constructive development of this geometry that brings the undergraduate major closer to current geometric research.
Saul Stahl, 1993
8
Potential Theory in the Complex Plane
This is reflected in the large number of applications, which include Picard's theorem, the Phragmén-Lindelöf principle, the Radó-Stout theorem, Lindelöf's theory of asymptotic values, the Riemann mapping theorem (including continuity at ...
Thomas Ransford, 1995
9
Plane Answers to Complex Questions: The Theory of Linear Models
This new edition includes a more extensive discussion of best prediction and associated ideas of R2, as well as new sections on inner products and perpendicular projections for more general spaces and Milliken and Graybill 's generalization ...
Ronald Christensen, 2011
10
Plane and Solid Geometry
Nature and the world around us that we ourselves design, furnish, and build contain many geometric patterns and structures. This is one of the reasons that geometry should be studied at school.
J.M. Aarts, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLANE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term plane is used in the context of the following news items.
1
2 dead in Kenosha County plane crash
BRISTOL, Wis. —Authorities say they tracked a cellphone to southeastern Wisconsin in their search for a small plane that was long overdue at ... «WISN Milwaukee, Jul 15»
2
Small plane crashes in yard of Riverside home; pilot killed
A small plane crashed into a yard of a home near the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Adams Street in Riverside Sunday afternoon, killing ... «KABC-TV, Jul 15»
3
1 Dead When Fort Worth-Bound Plane Crashes in Oklahoma
A man is dead and his wife was injured when a plane traveling from Missouri to Fort Worth crashed in Oklahoma Sunday afternoon. (Published ... «NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Jul 15»
4
Watch the scariest plane landing EVER
If you find mid-flight turbulence frightening, imagine the terror of feeling the plane swing back and forth just seconds before touching down. «CNBC, Jul 15»
5
Would You Pay More To Get Off The Plane Before Everyone Else?
flightviewchart Most of us are familiar with the idea of paying a little more to board a plane before the rest of the passengers — or at least ... «The Consumerist, Jul 15»
6
North Queensland plane crash probe begins at Lakeside Airfield
A plane crashes into a lake south of Airlie Beach on Sunday, as witnesses see people "falling out of the plane" before it sinks. PT1M28S 620 ... «Brisbane Times, Jul 15»
7
Mission possible: How Tom Cruise dangled from moving plane
After brainstorming other options for the plane, Cruise told Eastwood “I just want to be on the outside of that plane, go back and pitch them ... «WQAD.com, Jul 15»
8
Man sets fire to plane and 5 other turbulent moments in Chinese …
BEIJING — Early Sunday, a Chinese man tried to set fire to a plane. A plane that was flying. A plane he was on. The incident took place aboard ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
9
Queensland plane crash pilot hailed a hero for saving all five …
A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said the plane was barely visible when crews arrived at the scene near Proserpine on Sunday. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
3 Dead, 5 Injured After Tokyo Plane Crash Sets Neighborhood on …
Three people are dead and five more are injured after a small plane crashed into a Tokyo suburb in Japan on Sunday, setting houses aflame, ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»

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