projecting plane

projecting plane

[prə¦jekt·iŋ ′plān]
(mathematics)
A plane that contains a given straight line in space and is perpendicular to one of the three coordinate planes.
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The north facade, by the campus path, is the most formally composed of the building's faces with modular bays of translucent glass channels held by thin projecting planes of steel.