plain film n.
An x-ray taken without the use of a contrast medium.
- Plain flour
noun 1. flour to which no raising agent has been added
[pleyn] /pleɪn/ verb (used without object), British Dialect. 1. to complain. /pleɪn/ adjective 1. flat or smooth; level 2. not complicated; clear: the plain truth 3. not difficult; simple or easy: a plain task 4. honest or straightforward 5. lowly, esp in social rank or education 6. without adornment or show: a plain coat 7. […]
[pleyn-jeyn] /ˈpleɪnˈdʒeɪn/ adjective, Informal. 1. simple and modest; unadorned; basic: a plain-Jane car dressed up with leather upholstery. noun, Informal. 1. a drab, unattractive, and generally uninteresting girl or woman. “unattractive woman,” first attested 1912. adjective phrase Unadorned; stark; no-frills:”Plain Jane” is how one gun collector describes the look [1912+; the earliest examples read plain […]
noun 1. the simplest knitted construction, consisting of vertical ribs visible on the front of the fabric and horizontal rows of stitches visible on the back, used in the production of hosiery and jersey fabrics.