Plane - Physical Objects

Physical Objects

  • Airplane or aeroplane
    • Airliner, an airplane for transporting passengers and cargo
  • Any fixed-wing aircraft
  • Plane (tool), a woodworking tool to smooth surfaces
  • Platanus, a genus of trees with the common name "plane"
  • Acer pseudoplatanus, a tree species sometimes called "plane"
  • Planes (genus), a genus of crabs in the family Grapsidae called "weed crabs"
  • Plane (river), a river in eastern Germany
  • Plane (wherry), a Norfolk wherry in service 1931–49

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