planar
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpleɪnɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpleɪnə/
Adjective

planar

  1. Of or pertaining to a plane.
    A planar projection of a three-dimensional object is its projection onto a plane.
  2. Flat, two-dimensional.
  3. (graph theory, of a graph) Able to be embedded in the plane with no edges intersecting.
    A complete graph with more than four nodes is never planar.
  4. (transistor chip, semiconductor devices) Having a flat profile, not etched into a mesa.
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