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 (plā′nər, -när′)
1. Of, relating to, or situated in a plane.
2. Flat: a planar surface.
3. Having a two-dimensional characteristic.

[Late Latin plānāris, flat, from Latin plānus; see plain.]

pla·nar′i·ty (plā-năr′ĭ-tē) n.
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1. (Mathematics) of or relating to a plane
2. (Mathematics) lying in one plane; flat
[C19: from Late Latin plānāris on level ground, from Latin plānus flat]
planarity n
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(ˈpleɪ nər)

1. of or pertaining to a geometric plane.
2. flat or level.
[1840–50; < Late Latin]
pla•nar•i•ty (pləˈnɛər ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.planar - involving two dimensionsplanar - involving two dimensions    
cubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions
linear, one-dimensional - of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension; "a linear measurement"
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Having no irregularities, roughness, or indentations:
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[ˈpleɪnəʳ] adjplanare
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