Date: | 1900-2000 |

Origin: | aeroplane |

Date: | 1600-1700 |

Language: | Latin |

Origin: | planum, from planus; PLAIN^{1} |

Date: | 1300-1400 |

Language: | Old French |

Origin: | Late Latin plana, from planare; PLANE^{2} |

Date: | 1300-1400 |

Language: | French |

Origin: | Latin platanus |

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plane1 S2 W3 [countable]

1## aircraft

TTA a vehicle that flies in the air and has wings and at least one engine COLLOCATIONS

** a plane takes off** (=it goes into the air from the ground)** a plane lands/touches down** (=it arrives on the ground from the air)** by plane**** a plane taxies** (=it moves on the ground)** get on/board a plane**** on a plane**** get off a plane**** catch a plane**** fly a plane** (=be the pilot of a plane)** plane crash**

2## level

a level or standard of thought, conversation etc :

The two newspapers are on completely different intellectual planes.

3## tool

TZ a tool that has a flat bottom with a sharp blade in it, used for making wooden surfaces smooth

4## tree

HBP a plane tree

5## surface

technicalHM a completely flat surface in geometry

WORD FOCUS: plane

similar words: airplane also aeroplane British English, aircraft

planes that carry people: passenger plane, airliner, jumbo

a military plane: warplane, bomber, fighter

people on a plane: pilot, co-pilot, captain, flight crew, cabin crew, passenger, flight attendant, steward, air hostess

the place where a plane lands or takes off: runway, the tarmac, airport, aerodrome BrE old-fashionedplane ➔ helicopter, flight, air force, airbase

similar words: airplane also aeroplane British English, aircraft

planes that carry people: passenger plane, airliner, jumbo

a military plane: warplane, bomber, fighter

people on a plane: pilot, co-pilot, captain, flight crew, cabin crew, passenger, flight attendant, steward, air hostess

the place where a plane lands or takes off: runway, the tarmac, airport, aerodrome BrE old-fashionedplane ➔ helicopter, flight, air force, airbase

Definition of plane from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

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