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Definition of the noun american plane
What does american plane mean as a name of something?
- very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Platanus densicoma / species Platanus densicoma / Platanus excelsa / species Platanus excelsa / Platanus hispanica pyramidalis / variety Platanus hispanica pyramidalis / Platanus integrifolia / species Platanus integrifolia / Platanus lobata / species Platanus lobata / Platanus occidentalis attenuata / form Platanus occidentalis attenuata / Platanus occidentalis occidentalis / form Platanus occidentalis occidentalis / variety Platanus occidentalis occidentalis / Platanus occidentalis palmeri / variety Platanus occidentalis palmeri / Platanus orientalis occidentalis / variety Platanus orientalis occidentalis / Platanus orientalis palmeri / variety Platanus orientalis palmeri / Platanus pyramidalis / species Platanus pyramidalis / Platanus occidentalis
- synonyms of American plane: American sycamore / buttonwood
- more generic terms: plane tree / platan / sycamore = any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
- member of: genus Platanus / Platanus = genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London plane
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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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 ...
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 ...
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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