the outline of an object viewed from above.
the outline or silhouette of an object, esp an aircraft, as seen from above
[plan-juh nt] /ˈplæn dʒənt/ adjective 1. resounding loudly, especially with a plaintive sound, as a bell. /ˈplændʒənt/ adjective 1. having a loud deep sound 2. resonant and mournful in sound adj. “beating with a loud sound,” 1822, from Latin plangentem (nominative plangens), present participle of plangere “to strike, beat” (see plague (n.)). Related: Plangently.
[plah-nyuh] /ˈplɑ nyə/ noun 1. a Provençal elegiac poem.
1. variant of 1 : planigraph. word-forming element meaning “level, plane,” from Latin plani-, from planus “flat, level” (see plane (n.1)).
[plan-uh-fahy] /ˈplæn əˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), planified, planifying. Informal. 1. to plan in great detail.