any tree of the genus Platanus, especially P. occidentalis, the buttonwood or sycamore of North America, having palmately lobed leaves and bark that sheds.
any tree of the genus Platanus, having ball-shaped heads of fruits and leaves with pointed lobes: family Platanaceae. The hybrid P. × acerifolia (London plane) is frequently planted in towns Also called platan
Heb. ‘armon (Gen. 30:37; Ezek. 31:8), rendered “chesnut” in the Authorized Version, but correctly “plane tree” in the Revised Version and the LXX. This tree is frequently found in Palestine, both on the coast and in the north. It usually sheds its outer bark, and hence its Hebrew name, which means “naked.” (See CHESTNUT.)
noun, Mathematics. 1. the branch of trigonometry dealing with plane triangles.
[plan-it-struhk] /ˈplæn ɪtˌstrʌk/ adjective 1. affected adversely by the supposed influence of a planet. 2. stricken with terror; panic-stricken. adjective 1. (astrology) affected by the influence of a planet, esp malignly
[eks] /ɛks/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a planet (beyond the orbit of the dwarf planet Pluto) whose existence has been hypothesized but not confirmed.
- Planet zog
noun 1. (Brit, informal) a place or situation that is far removed from reality or what is currently happening: those of you who’ve been on planet Zog for the last ten years