planchette definition

  • noun:
    • A small triangular board sustained by two casters and a vertical pen that, when softly handled because of the disposal, is believed to show subconscious or supernatural messages.
    • A small plank.
    • a form of Ouija board. (A small tablet of lumber supported on casters and achieving a pencil connected. The figures generated by the pen written down, while the hand rests in the instrument which is allowed to move, are now and again translated as of oracular or supernatural import.)
    • A plane-table.
    • Circular, coloured dots squeezed into paper money, regularly differentiate authentic money from fake currency.
    • A circumferentor. See circumferentor.
    • a little tablet of lumber supported on casters and having a pencil attached. The figures generated by the pen on paper, although the hand rests from the instrument which is allowed to go, are sometimes translated as of oracular or supernatural import.
    • A small heart-shaped or triangular board mounted on three supports, that two, put at the angles associated with base, are often going casters, while the 3rd, put at apex, is a pencil-point.
    • A circumferentor.
    • a triangular board supported on casters; whenever gently handled using the disposal it's supposed to spell out supernatural (or unconscious) messages

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