- of or relating to a geometric plane.
- flat or level.
Origin of planar
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Related Words for planaralike, balanced, consistent, constant, continual, continuous, direct, equal, flat, flush, homogenous, horizontal, level, matching, metrical, parallel, plane, plumb, proportional, regular
- of or relating to a plane
- lying in one plane; flat
Word Origin for planar
C19: from Late Latin plānāris on level ground, from Latin plānus flat
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1850, from Latin planaris "level, flat," from planum "plane" (see plane (n.1)).
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