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having no irregularities, roughness, or indentations

to make even, smooth, or level

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a level of existence or development

a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

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cut or remove with or as if with a plane

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travel on the surface of water

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make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane

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having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

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Firstly, the camera collects the actual temperature, atmospheric pressure, and imaging distance between the aerial camera and target and computes the defocus quantity of the focal plane according to the focal plane position under different condition of temperature and pressure provided by optical analysis.
The width of the beam also affects the image by controlling the width of the focal plane.
Traditional variable power hunting scopes have their reticle located in the rear, or second focal plane.
That would not happen with a front focal plane reticle.
The new battery-powered, focal plane array cameras can also be installed in surveillance vehicles for around-the-clock recording.
True optical sections of the sample are taken because the effective focal plane of the objective lens is very thin--as little as 0.
Teledyne Scientific and Imaging has demonstrated a broad background in developing focal plane arrays for space defense systems applications, as well as recent successes in manufacturing and delivery of large format Infrared focal plane arrays with greater than 4 million pixels, and visible light arrays with more than 59 million pixels.
Third, the larger the secondary mirror, the larger the region of the focal plane that receives light from the primary mirror's entire surface (the area referred to as the fully illuminated field).
Many American-designed scopes place the reticle in the second focal plane, while many European manufacturers opt to place the reticle in the first focal plane.
The CCDs feature a 3648 8-[micro]m x 200-[micro]m pixel format over a 29-mm focal plane with a wavelength range from 250 nm to 1100 nm.
Under an Army contract awarded early in 2006, the company has partnered with the Army to demonstrate 17-micron, 640x480 pixel focal plane arrays in medium and heavy thermal weapon sights.
Particles entering an X-ray telescope aperture at grazing incidence are scattered from mirror shells and therefore focussed into a telescope s focal plane.
A telescope's mirror produces its sharpest images only at the center of its focal plane.
More importantly, they placed the reticle in the first focal plane so that it tracks proportionally throughout the power ranges.
The production of the DVEs' focal plane array sensors will be accomplished by the unit's Infrared Technologies Division, in Dallas, Texas.