Meaning of planar in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpleɪnə/


  • Relating to or in the form of a plane.

    ‘planar surfaces’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We are trying to connect the houses to the utilities as a planar graph.’
    • ‘He worked on and off throughout his career on mathematical logic, no surprise for a student of Bernays, and he did some early work on planar graphs.’
    flat, smooth, uniform, featureless, unbroken, undamaged, unwrinkled