[plan-chit] /ˈplæn tʃɪt/
a flat piece of metal for stamping as a coin; a coin blank.
a piece of metal ready to be stamped as a coin, medal, etc; flan
“metal disk out of which a coin is made,” 1610s, from French planchette, literally “a small board,” diminutive of Old French planche (12c.), from Latin planca “board, slab, plank” (see plank). The planchette used in automatism and on Ouija boards is a re-borrowing of the French word, 1860.
[plan-shet, -chet] /plænˈʃɛt, -ˈtʃɛt/ noun 1. a small, heart-shaped board supported by two casters and a pencil or stylus that, when moved across a surface by the light, unguided pressure of the fingertips, is supposed to trace meaningful patterns or written messages revealing subconscious thoughts, psychic phenomena, clairvoyant messages, etc. /plɑːnˈʃɛt/ noun 1. a heart-shaped […]
[plahngk] /plɑŋk/ noun 1. Max Karl Ernst [mahks kahrl ernst] /mɑks kɑrl ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1858–1947, German physicist: Nobel prize 1918. /plæŋk; German plaŋk/ noun 1. Max (Karl Ernst Ludwig) (maks). 1858–1947, German physicist who first formulated the quantum theory (1900): Nobel prize for physics 1918 in physics, in reference to the work of German […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. an angle between two intersecting lines. noun 1. an angle between two intersecting lines
[pleyn] /pleɪn/ noun 1. Carpentry. any of various woodworking instruments for paring, truing, or smoothing, or for forming moldings, chamfers, rabbets, grooves, etc., by means of an inclined, adjustable blade moved along and against the piece being worked. 2. a trowellike tool for smoothing the surface of clay in a brick mold. verb (used with […]