the surveying of areas of limited size, making no corrections for the earth’s curvature
- Plane suture
plane suture n. A simple firm apposition of two smooth surfaces of bones, with no overlap. Also called harmonic suture.
[plan-it] /ˈplæn ɪt/ noun 1. Astronomy. 2. Astrology. the sun, moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, or Pluto: considered sources of energy or consciousness in the interpretation of horoscopes. /ˈplænɪt/ noun 1. Also called major planet. any of the eight celestial bodies, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, that revolve […]
[pleyn-tey-buh l] /ˈpleɪnˌteɪ bəl/ verb (used with or without object), plane-tabled, plane-tabling. 1. to survey with a plane table. noun, Surveying. 1. a drawing board mounted on a tripod, used in the field, with an alidade, for surveying tracts of land. noun 1. a surveying instrument consisting of a drawing board mounted on adjustable legs, […]
[plan-i-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌplæn ɪˈtɛər i ən/ noun 1. a staff member at a planetarium. 2. an inhabitant of a planet. adjective 3. of or relating to a planetarian.