a plane determined by a given ray, incident on a surface, and the normal at the point where the incident ray strikes the surface.
- Plane of pelvic canal
plane of pelvic canal n. See pelvic axis.
noun, Optics. 1. polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front. noun 1. a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane
[pley-ner] /ˈpleɪ nər/ noun 1. Carpentry. a power machine for removing the rough or excess surface from a board. 2. Metalworking. a machine for cutting flat surfaces, having a cutting tool supported by an overhead frame beneath which the work slides back and forth. Compare (def 2). 3. Typesetting. a block of smooth, hard wood […]
noun, Carpentry. 1. a hollow-ground circular saw for ripping and cutting across grain, having raker teeth for clearing away the chips cut by the cutting teeth.