(in perspective drawing) the theoretical horizontal plane receding from the picture plane to the horizon, beginning at the level of the base line.
Electricity. a ground plate or an underground mesh of radial wires connected to a vertical antenna (ground plane antenna) that is grounded in order to provide suitable radiation characteristics.
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Hone In vs. Home InDoes a plane home in on a target or hone in on it? Does a musician hone her skills or home them? Are these two verbs interchangeable or do they have discrete meanings? Today we explore the origins and uses of hone and home. Hone entered English as a noun for a pointed rock used as a landmark. In the 1400s, it began to be …
Origin of ground plane
First recorded in 1825–35
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