Definition of Planation

1. Noun. The process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced.

Generic synonyms: Eating Away, Eroding, Erosion, Wearing, Wearing Away
Derivative terms: Plane



Definition of Planation

1. Noun. (geology) The formation of a flat surface by erosion and deposition. ¹

2. Noun. (biology) The morphological transformation of a three-dimensional structure into a two-dimensional one through development or evolution. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Planation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Planation

planarians
planarias
planarida
planarioid
planarities
planarity
planarium
planarization
planarize
planarized
planarizes
planarizing
planarizings
planarly
planate
planation (current term)
planations
planch
planche
planched
plancher
planches
planchet
planchets
planchette
planchettes
planching
planchings
planctomycete
plane

Literary usage of Planation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"Dutton, the periodical destruction of their margins through river planation at once upsets the equilibrium. When the stream finds the Fig. 15. ..."

2. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"... planation which accompanied the letter. " THE DUKE OF CADORE to GENERAL ARMSTRONG. " Paris, September 1th, 1810. " SIR,—You have done me the honour to ..."

3. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"... of Marine and Fluvial planation. — Among those who admit the ability of unlimited wave action to reduce a land mass to an abrasion platform below ..."

4. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"Comparative Rapidity of Marine and Fluvial planation. — Among those who admit the ability of unlimited wave action to reduce a land mass to an abrasion ..."

5. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"valley by planation where the material is indurated. (Fairbanks.) This is because gravity helps to pull the clay down, while upward movement, ..."

6. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"... before the bishop and receiving his instructions thereon ; and Van Espen mentions a similar custom prevailing in Belgium. planation, by the vicar, ..."

7. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1883)
"Dutton, the periodical destruction of their margins through river planation at once upsets the equilibrium. When the stream finds the Fig. 15. ..."

8. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"... planation which accompanied the letter. " THE DUKE OF CADORE to GENERAL ARMSTRONG. " Paris, September 1th, 1810. " SIR,—You have done me the honour to ..."

9. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"... of Marine and Fluvial planation. — Among those who admit the ability of unlimited wave action to reduce a land mass to an abrasion platform below ..."

10. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"Comparative Rapidity of Marine and Fluvial planation. — Among those who admit the ability of unlimited wave action to reduce a land mass to an abrasion ..."

11. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"valley by planation where the material is indurated. (Fairbanks.) This is because gravity helps to pull the clay down, while upward movement, ..."

12. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"... before the bishop and receiving his instructions thereon ; and Van Espen mentions a similar custom prevailing in Belgium. planation, by the vicar, ..."

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