plane earth

plane earth

[′plān ‚ərth]
(electromagnetism)
Earth that is considered to be a plane surface as used in ground-wave calculations.
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The Plane Earth Study and Teaching Society wishes to thank Word Ways' editor for generously granting us this opportunity to respond to his gravely misleading article in the May 2004 Word Ways entitled "Planet Packing in Two Dimensions.
Briefly, Plane Earth believes that the universe is composed of a vast, mostly flat plane of infinite extent--the Earthplane--and the sky above it, and that what we think of as "the earth" is merely a locality on that plane.