# Question for fun

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If the world is round, what is level

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A surface whose base is corrected for the shape of the Earth and everything else its resting on.

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A line or surface parallel to a tangential plane which is perpendicular to the planet's radius, where the radius passes through the geometric centre of both the tangential plane and the line or surface.

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I was just going to say earth's tangent, but I think you said it a little better!

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i hope i get more replies i am not a scientist and we were having dinner and i came up with this i am glad i did not get laughed of of here but if anyone knew you people would thank for the answers and i am going to post this as a triva Q. on my web site and see what people say who are no scientist, thanks agian for the replies my wife thought i was grazy when i said it and she said have fun finding the answer i will have to let her know.

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(is it me or do people use rather large words in places that they could use rather simple ones and get the same point across? anyway moving on.)

Level would be the perspective on a single plane of existance that would constitute "flat". Though, if one wishes to be technical, you cannot gain a level surface within the universe, being as it rotates on not only three planes, but thousands. So, even if you can gain a "flat" surface on one plane, it is still not level in comparison to the other multitude of other planes. So, really, its all based on what I said at first, perspective.

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thank you for posting

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Aphelion said in post # :

(is it me or do people use rather large words in places that they could use rather simple ones and get the same point across? anyway moving on.)

It's called 'Being precise'; why use a short incorrect word, when you can use the right one? Would you use 'dog' instead of 'hamster', for instance?

Aphelion said in post # :

Level would be the perspective on a single plane of existance that would constitute "flat". Though, if one wishes to be technical, you cannot gain a level surface within the universe, being as it rotates on not only three planes, but thousands. So, even if you can gain a "flat" surface on one plane, it is still not level in comparison to the other multitude of other planes. So, really, its all based on what I said at first, perspective.

I don't know what you're talking about here, but it's almost certainly wrong.

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so is the above answers correct

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I think sayonara wrapped this one up with his definition

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thank to all who posted , this was fun for me

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You can demonstrate this with a beachball, a piece of flat card, and a long hat pin

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