polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front.
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.
[pley-ner] /ˈpleɪ nər/ noun 1. a small tree, Planera aquatica, of the elm family, growing in moist ground in the southern U.S., bearing a small, ovoid, nutlike fruit and yielding a compact light-brown wood.
noun, Navigation. 1. sailing on a course plotted without reference to the curvature of the earth. noun 1. (nautical) navigation without reference to the earth’s curvature Compare plain sailing