planing

play
adjective plan·ing \ˈplā-niŋ\

Definition of planing

  1. :  having or being a hull designed to lift partially from the water's surface at high speeds planing boats

1919

First Known Use of planing

1919


Medical Dictionary

planing

plan·ing

Medical Definition of planing


Learn More about planing


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up planing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!