circular plane


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Noun1.circular plane - a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfacescircular plane - a plane with a flexible face that can plane concave or convex surfaces
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
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Professor Geraint Lewis said that everywhere they looked they saw this strangely coherent coordinated motion of dwarf galaxies and from this they could extrapolate that these circular planes of dancing dwarfs were universal, seen in about 50 percent of galaxies.
From this we can extrapolate that these circular planes of dancing dwarfs are universal, seen in about 50 percent of galaxies," said Professor Geraint Lewis.
* Circular planes are made with a flexible steel bottom that can be adjusted to plane on concave or convex surfaces.