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Definition of the noun american plane

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  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 by Edward Henry Knight

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 new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck

The North American plane, sycamore, or buttonwood (Platanus occidentalis) , is very PLANK TREE OB BUTTONWOOD. similar and is probably the largest deciduous tree of the United States. It abounds on the banks of the great rivers of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Abbreviations (2015)

With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations by Eric Partridge

A Martin Baltimore medium bomber–American plane. B. & F.B.S. British and Foreign Bible Society. Also B.F.B.S. (In b. & s. Brandy and soda. B. & W. Bishop of Bath and Wells, B.A.O. Bachelor of Obstetrics. (2) Base Accountant Officer. Force. ) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1839)

Abridged from the American Dictionary, for Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House by Noah Webster

the American plane tree. But'-tress, m. a prop, shore, support. But'-tress, v. t. to support by a buttress. Bux'-om, a lively, wanton, sobedient, ols.} Bux'-om-ly ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary (1845)

by Noah Webster, William Chauncey Fowler

The American plane tree. BUT"-TRESS, n. A prop, shore, support. BUT"-TRESS, v. t. To support by a buttress. BUT-Y-RA'-CEOUS, a. Having the qualities of BUT"- Y-ROUS, § butter. BUX'-OM, a. Lively, wanton, sobedient, obs.] BUX'-OM-LY, ad ...


The North American Plane, or Button wood {P. occifinitalis), is a very similar tree. It is the largest deciduous tree of the United States, anil alsmiids on the hunks of the great rivers of the middle states. Its timlier is not very valuable, and is very ...

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, ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

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, which annually falls off; it sends out many side branches, ...

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