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Lying or occurring in the same plane. Used of points, lines, or figures.

co′pla·nar′i·ty (kō′plə-năr′ĭ-tē) n.


(Mathematics) lying in the same plane: coplanar lines.
ˌcoplaˈnarity n


(koʊˈpleɪ nər)

adj. Math.
being or operating in the same plane: coplanar triangles.
[1860–65; co- + planar < Late Latin plānāris; see plane1, -ar1]
co`pla•nar′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.coplanar - lying in the same plane
planar, two-dimensional - involving two dimensions


[kəʊˈpleɪnə] adj (Geom) (points, lines) → complanare
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