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Definition of the noun american plane

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noun

  1. very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico

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Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts

stroke, and the drag of the bit as the plane is drawn back U prevented An American plane, patented in 1882, has a thumbscrew on the top iron, which moves two lateral pins fitting in grooves in the sides of the plane. The plane-bit being ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2006)

by Hugh Rawson, Margaret Miner

Sixteen hours ago an American plane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima. . . . It is an atomic bomb. It is a harnessing of the basic power of the universe. The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed against those who brought ...

Google previewAmerican edition of the British encyclopedia (1821)

or, Dictionary of Arts and sciences ; comprising an accurate and popular view of the present improved state of human knowledge by William Nicholson

occidentalis, American plane tree ; *• these are very large, handsome, and lofty trees. The first sort, or eastern plane tree, grows naturally in Asia : the stem is tall, erect, and covered with a smooth bark, ...

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