[pleyn-tey-buh l] /ˈpleɪnˌteɪ bəl/
verb (used with or without object), plane-tabled, plane-tabling.
to survey with a plane table.
a drawing board mounted on a tripod, used in the field, with an alidade, for surveying tracts of land.
a surveying instrument consisting of a drawing board mounted on adjustable legs, and used in the field for plotting measurements directly
to survey (a plot of land) using a plane table
[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.
[plan-i-tair-ee-uh m] /ˌplæn ɪˈtɛər i əm/ noun, plural planetariums, planetaria [plan-i-tair-ee-uh] /ˌplæn ɪˈtɛər i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. an apparatus or model representing the planetary system. 2. a device that produces a representation of the heavens by the use of a number of moving projectors. 3. the building or room in which such a device […]
[plan-i-ter-ee] /ˈplæn ɪˌtɛr i/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a or the . 2. wandering; erratic. 3. terrestrial; global. 4. Machinery. noting or pertaining to an epicyclic gear train in which a sun gear is linked to one or more gears also engaging with an encircling ring gear. noun 5. Machinery. a planetary […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. an expanding shell of thin ionized gas that is ejected from and surrounds a hot, dying star of about the same mass as the sun; the gas absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the central star and reemits it as visible light by the process of fluorescence. noun 1. an expanding shell of gas […]