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smoothing plane

[′smüth·iŋ ‚plān]
(design engineering)
A finely set hand tool, usually 5.5-10 inches (14-25.4 centimeters) long, for finishing small areas on wood.

smoothing plane

A small fine plane used for finishing.
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C] is not hyperelliptic, not trigonal, not bi-elliptic and not a smooth plane quintic, according to Mumford's dimension theorem ([ACGH], IV, 5.
In all of these cases c [is less than or equal to] 5 and C has c = 5 only if C is a smooth plane curve of degree 9.
A smooth plane that extends in all directions without end is one example of a complete surface.
It features raised gold or silver metal dots asymmetrically scattered along the smooth planes.