Inclined plane

Definition of Inclined plane

(Mech.) A plane that makes an oblique angle with the plane of the horizon; a sloping plane. When used to produce pressure, or as a means of moving bodies, it is one of the mechanical powers, so called.
(Railroad & Canal) An inclined portion of track, on which trains or boats are raised or lowered from one level to another.

See also: Inclined Inclined

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incline, machine, ramp, screw, simple machine, wedge
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