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inclined plane

noun

Definition of inclined plane

  1. :  a plane surface that makes an oblique angle with the plane of the horizon




INCLINED PLANE Defined for Kids

inclined plane

noun

Definition of inclined plane

  1. :  a flat surface that makes an angle with the line of the horizon




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