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planing

verb (1)
present participle of plane

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps
  • planed the wood for the picnic table perfectly smooth so that no one would get splinters

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planing

verb (2)
present participle of plane

Synonyms of planing (Entry 2 of 2)

to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings
  • an eagle planed effortlessly overhead, gliding on an air current

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The first known use of planing was in 1919

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“Planing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/planing. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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