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Answer for the clue "Flat, as in geometry ", 6 letters:
planar

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Word definitions for planar in dictionaries

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 Of or pertaining to a plane. 2 flat, two-dimensional. 3 (context graph theory of a graph English) Able to be embedded in the plane with no edges intersecting. 4 (context transistor chip semiconductor devices English) Having a flat profile, not etched...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1850, from Latin planaris "level, flat," from planum "plane" (see plane (n.1)).

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. involving two dimensions [syn: two-dimensional ] [ant: cubic , linear ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
In computer graphics , planar is the method of representing pixel colours with several bitplanes of RAM . Each bit in a bitplane is related to one pixel on the screen. Unlike Chunky , Highcolour or Truecolour graphics, the whole data for an individual pixel...

Usage examples of planar.

Among the knowledge that had been revealed to him was an understanding of the nature of the planar fabric, and an ability to use that fabric to suit his own ends.

Hobarth walked the dark passages between this world and the next, following the contours of the planar fabric that allowed him to enter in one place and emerge in a different location when he returned to the Realms.

A few moments later, the great panther was running off through the planar tunnel to its astral home, and Drizzt moved along the trails leading to the human village and his answers.

Soliloquized parody of a broadcast-television advertisement for shampoo, utilizing four convex mirrors, two planar mirrors, and one actress.

The smooth ride of the planar tunnel transformed into a nightmarish bounce and skip, with Regis hurtling head over heels and deflecting off the walls, which twisted suddenly, as if to deny him passage.

In his other hand the barbarian held Aegis-fang ready, not wanting to swing through the planar portal but hoping for something more vulnerable than an arm to come through to his world.

He met no further resistance for many minutes and understood why when he at last reached the planar gate.

His goal, too, was singular: the little patch of light in the gloom, the planar gate back to his own world.

Wulfgar averted his eyes at the horrid spectacle of a winged demodand caught within the warping planar tunnel, bent and bowed until its skin began to rip apart.

Apparently the glassy image of the planar portal had been more than just an image.

However, many of them had orbits well outside the ecliptic and that helped to make the search every bit as difficult as it would have been with a greater number of comet nuclei but in a more planar cloud.

Chase quizzed the cadet about planar changes and burn schedules until he satisfied himself that she knew her textbooks.

Tsiolkovskigrad, but would not have a launch window to SPS-5 for another forty-five minutes and their minimum-time trajectory required a fuel-slurping planar change.

Once we go beyond planar surfaces we see how mysterious a subject is the geometry of space and time.

His face had a hewn masculinity to it, planar and strong, and nothing detracted from the way he looked in her eyes, not even the soot on his face and the water dripping from his hair.