• WordNet 3.6
    • n planation the process of erosion whereby a level surface is produced
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n planation The act of planing or making plane or flat; specifically, in geology, the erosive process by which a stream or a glacier produces a nearly level surface; also the result of erosive processes.
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In literature:

But, unless you have other plans, I beg you will come to dinner to-day at the Villa Planat.
"The Ball at Sceaux" by Honore de Balzac
Savary, Lallemand, and Planat having been proscribed by Louis XVIII., were detained by our Government, and subsequently interned at Malta.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
Planate: with a flattened surface.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Montholon found a possible successor to the grand marshal in the person of Planat, an officer of the Hundred Days.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
These changes probably included stream capture, flooding, drought, uplifting and planation.
"North American Recent Soft-shelled Turtles (Family Trionychidae)" by Robert G. Webb
When will they begin anew the work of lateral planation?
"The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton

In science:

Eckert C and Planat M: (cid:147)Detection of chaos in the noise of electronic oscillators by time series analysis methods(cid:148).
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
Planat, Twelwe-dimensional Pauli group contextuality, arXiv:1201.5455. I.
Gleason, Kochen-Specker, and a competition that never was