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planar

[ pley-ner ]
/ ˈpleɪ nər /
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adjective

of or relating to a geometric plane.
flat or level.

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Origin of planar

1840–50; <Late Latin plānāris flat, of a level surface, equivalent to Latin plān(um) plane1 + -āris-ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM planar

pla·nar·i·ty [pluh-nair-i-tee], /pləˈnɛər ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for planar

planar
/ (ˈpleɪnə) /

adjective

of or relating to a plane
lying in one plane; flat

Derived forms of planar

planarity (pleɪˈnærɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for planar

C19: from Late Latin plānāris on level ground, from Latin plānus flat
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