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1‘a horizontal plane’
flat surface, level surface
the flat, horizontal
2‘trying to reach a higher plane of achievement’
level, stage, degree, standard, stratum
position, rung, echelon, footing
1‘a plane surface’
flat, level, horizontal, even, flush, levelled, true
smooth, regular, uniform
1‘seagulls swooped and planed overhead’
soar, glide, float, drift, wheel
2‘boats planing across the water’
1‘the plane crashed close to the airport’
aircraft, craft, flying machine
North American airplane, ship
British informal, dated kite
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