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planar

Line breaks: pla¦nar
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪnə
 
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Definition of planar in English:

adjective

Mathematics
Relating to or in the form of a plane: planar surfaces
More example sentences
  • The resulting graph is planar, that is can be drawn in the plane without any edges crossing.
  • Clearly the centroid of the planar region surrounded by the polygon is at point A.
  • This contained work on planar and spherical trigonometry originally done much earlier in about 1464.

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