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 for Plane chart
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plane \Plane\, a. [L. planus: cf. F. plan. See Plan, a.]
     Without elevations or depressions; even; level; flat; lying
     in, or constituting, a plane; as, a plane surface.
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     Note: In science, this word (instead of plain) is almost
           exclusively used to designate a flat or level surface.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Plane angle, the angle included between two straight lines
        in a plane.
  
     Plane chart, Plane curve. See under Chart and Curve.
        
  
     Plane figure, a figure all points of which lie in the same
        plane. If bounded by straight lines it is a rectilinear
        plane figure, if by curved lines it is a curvilinear plane
        figure.
  
     Plane geometry, that part of geometry which treats of the
        relations and properties of plane figures.
  
     Plane problem, a problem which can be solved geometrically
        by the aid of the right line and circle only.
  
     Plane sailing (Naut.), the method of computing a ship's
        place and course on the supposition that the earth's
        surface is a plane.
  
     Plane scale (Naut.), a scale for the use of navigators, on
        which are graduated chords, sines, tangents, secants,
        rhumbs, geographical miles, etc.
  
     Plane surveying, surveying in which the curvature of the
        earth is disregarded; ordinary field and topographical
        surveying of tracts of moderate extent.
  
     Plane table, an instrument used for plotting the lines of a
        survey on paper in the field.
  
     Plane trigonometry, the branch of trigonometry in which its
        principles are applied to plane triangles.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chart \Chart\ (ch[aum]rt; k[aum]rt Obs.), n. [A doublet of card:
     cf. F. charte charter, carte card. See Card, and cf.
     Charter.]
     1. A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which
        information is exhibited, esp. when the information is
        arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart.
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     2. A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which
        is projected a portion of water and the land which it
        surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended
        especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States
        Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts.
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     3. A written deed; a charter.
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     Globular chart, a chart constructed on a globular
        projection. See under Globular.
  
     Heliographic chart, a map of the sun with its spots.
  
     Mercator's chart, a chart constructed on the principle of
        Mercator's projection. See Projection.
  
     Plane chart, a representation of some part of the
        superficies of the globe, in which its spherical form is
        disregarded, the meridians being drawn parallel to each
        other, and the parallels of latitude at equal distances.
        
  
     Selenographic chart, a map representing the surface of the
        moon.
  
     Topographic chart, a minute delineation of a limited place
        or region.
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