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pe·ne·plainalso pe·ne·plane (pē′nə-plān′)
A nearly flat land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion.
[pene-, almost (from Latin paene) + plain.]
peneplain(ˈpiːnɪˌpleɪn; ˌpiːnɪˈpleɪn) or
(Physical Geography) a relatively flat land surface produced by a long period of erosion
[C19: from pene- + plain1]
or pe•ne•plane(ˈpi nəˌpleɪn, ˈpɛn ə-)
an area reduced almost to a plain by erosion.
[1889; < Latin paene almost + plain1]
pe`ne•pla•na′tion (-pləˈneɪ ʃən) n.
A nearly flat land surface almost worn down to sea level.
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|Noun||1.||peneplain - a more or less level land surface representing an advanced stage of erosion undisturbed by crustal movements|
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks