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flat

  
[2]  
      n  
1    a set of rooms comprising a residence entirely on one floor of a building,   (Usual U.S. and Canadian name)    apartment  
2      (Brit. and N.Z.)   a portion of a house used as separate living quarters  
3      (N.Z.)   a house shared with people who are not members of one's own family  
      vb   intr  
4      (Austral)  
informal, and     (N.Z.)   to live in a flat (with someone)  
     (Old English flett floor, hall, house; related to flat1)  
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flatten  
      vb  
1    sometimes foll by: out   to make or become flat or flatter  
2    tr  
Informal  
a    to knock down or injure; prostrate  
b    to crush or subdue  
failure will flatten his self-esteem     
3    tr     (Music)   to lower the pitch of (a note) by one chromatic semitone,   (Usual U.S. word)    flat         
4    intr; foll by: out   to manoeuvre an aircraft into horizontal flight, esp. after a dive  
  flattener      n  


adobe flat  
      n     (Chiefly U.S)   a gently sloping clayey plain formed by a short-lived stream or flood water  
alkali flat  
      n   an arid plain encrusted with alkaline salts derived from the streams draining into it  
cottage flat  
      n     (Brit)   any of the flats in a two-storey house that is divided into four flats, two on each floor  
double flat  
      n  
1      (Music)  
a    an accidental that lowers the pitch of the following note two semitones.,   (Usual symbol)    <dflat>
b    a note affected by this accidental  
      adj  
  double-flat  
2    postpositive   denoting a note of a given letter name lowered in pitch by two semitones  
flat   [1]  
      adj   , flatter, flattest  
1    horizontal; level  
flat ground, a flat roof     
2    even or smooth, without projections or depressions  
a flat surface     
3    lying stretched out at full length; prostrate  
he lay flat on the ground     
4    having little depth or thickness; shallow  
a flat dish     
5    postpositive; often foll by: against   having a surface or side in complete contact with another surface  
flat against the wall     
6    spread out, unrolled, or levelled  
7    (of a tyre) deflated, either partially or completely  
8    (of shoes) having an unraised or only slightly raised heel  
9      (Chiefly Brit)  
a    (of races, racetracks, or racecourses) not having obstacles to be jumped  
b    of, relating to, or connected with flat racing as opposed to steeplechasing and hurdling  
flat jockeys earn more     
10    without qualification; total  
a flat denial     
11    without possibility of change; fixed  
a flat rate     
12    prenominal or immediately postpositive   neither more nor less; exact  
he did the journey in thirty minutes flat, a flat thirty minutes     
13    unexciting or lacking point or interest  
a flat joke     
14    without variation or resonance; monotonous  
a flat voice     
15    (of food) stale or tasteless  
16    (of beer, sparkling wines, etc.) having lost effervescence, as by exposure to air  
17    (of trade, business, a market, etc.) commercially inactive; sluggish  
18    (of a battery) fully discharged; dead  
19    (of a print, photograph, or painting) lacking contrast or shading between tones  
20    (of paint) without gloss or lustre; matt  
21    (of a painting) lacking perspective  
22    (of lighting) diffuse  
23      (Music)  
a    immediately postpositive   denoting a note of a given letter name (or the sound it represents) that has been lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone  
B flat     
b    (of an instrument, voice, etc.) out of tune by being too low in pitch  
   Compare       sharp       12  
24      (Phonetics)      another word for       lenis  
25      (Phonetics)  
flat a   the vowel sound of a as in the usual U.S. or S Brit. pronunciation of hand, cat, usually represented by the symbol (æ)  
      adv  
26    in or into a prostrate, level, or flat state or position  
he held his hand out flat     
27    completely or utterly; absolutely  
he went flat against the rules     
28    exactly; precisely  
in three minutes flat     
29      (Music)  
a    lower than a standard pitch  
b    too low in pitch  
she sings flat         Compare       sharp       18  
30    fall flat   to fail to achieve a desired effect, etc.  
31    flat out  
Informal  
a    with the maximum speed or effort  
b    totally exhausted  
      n  
32    a flat object, surface, or part  
33    often pl   a low-lying tract of land, esp. a marsh or swamp  
34    often pl   a mud bank exposed at low tide  
35      (Music)  
a    an accidental that lowers the pitch of the following note by one chromatic semitone.,   (Usual symbol)    <flat>
b    a note affected by this accidental  
   Compare       sharp       19  
36      (Theatre)   a rectangular wooden frame covered with painted canvas, etc., used to form part of a stage setting  
37    a punctured car tyre  
38    often cap.; preceded by the  
  (Chiefly Brit)  
a    flat racing, esp. as opposed to steeplechasing and hurdling  
b    the season of flat racing  
39      (Nautical)   a flatboat or lighter  
40      (U.S. and Canadian)   a shallow box or container, used for holding plants, growing seedlings, etc.  
      vb   , flats, flatting, flatted  
41    to make or become flat  
42      (Music)      the usual U.S. word for       flatten       3     (See also)        flats  
     (C14: from Old Norse flatr; related to Old High German flaz flat, Greek platus flat, broad)  
  flatly      adv  
  flatness      n  
flat   [2]  
      n  
1    a set of rooms comprising a residence entirely on one floor of a building,   (Usual U.S. and Canadian name)    apartment  
2      (Brit. and N.Z.)   a portion of a house used as separate living quarters  
3      (N.Z.)   a house shared with people who are not members of one's own family  
      vb   intr  
4      (Austral)  
informal, and     (N.Z.)   to live in a flat (with someone)  
     (Old English flett floor, hall, house; related to flat1)  
flat-bed lorry  
      n   a lorry with a flat platform for its body  
flat-bed press  
      n   a printing machine on which the type forme is carried on a flat bed under a revolving paper-bearing cylinder,   (Also called)    cylinder press  
flat-bed scanner  
      n   a computer-controlled device which electronically scans images placed on its flat plate, allowing them to be manipulated and stored for later use such as in desktop publishing  
flat-bottomed rail  
      n     (Railways)   a rail having a cross section like an inverted T, with the top extremity enlarged slightly to form the head,   (Also called)    flanged rail  
flat cap  
      n  
1       another name for       cloth cap       1  
2    an Elizabethan man's hat with a narrow down-turned brim  
flat-footed  
      adj  
1    having flatfoot  
2      (Brit)  
informal  
a    clumsy or awkward  
b    downright and uncompromising  
3    Informal   off guard or unawares (often in the phrase catch flat-footed)  
  flat-footedly      adv  
  flat-footedness      n  
flat knot  
      n      another name for       reef knot  
flat racing  
      n  
a    the racing of horses on racecourses without jumps  
b    (as modifier)  
the flat-racing season     
flat spin  
      n  
1    an aircraft spin in which the longitudinal axis is more nearly horizontal than vertical  
2    Informal   a state of confusion; dither  
flat spot  
      n  
1      (Engineering)   a region of poor acceleration over a narrow range of throttle openings, caused by a weak mixture in the carburettor  
2    any narrow region of poor performance in a mechanical device  
flat top  
      n   a style of haircut in which the hair is cut shortest on the top of the head so that it stands up from the scalp and appears flat from the crown to the forehead  
flat tuning  
      n   the condition of a radio receiver that does not discriminate sharply between signals on different frequencies  
flat-woven  
      adj   (of a carpet) woven without pile  
garden flat  
      n   a flat with direct access to a garden: typically, a garden flat consists of basement accommodation in prewar property, but some are in purpose-built blocks in urban areas  
granny flat  
      n   self-contained accommodation within or built onto a house, suitable for an elderly parent,   (Also called)    granny annexe  
mud flat  
      n   a tract of low muddy land, esp. near an estuary, that is covered at high tide and exposed at low tide  
salt flat  
      n   a flat expanse of salt left by the total evaporation of a body of water  
service flat  
      n     (Brit)   a flat in which domestic services are provided by the management,   (Also called (esp. Austral.))    serviced flat  
studio flat  
      n   a flat with one main room  

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flat   [1]  
      adj   , flatter, flattest  
1    horizontal; level  
flat ground, a flat roof     
2    even or smooth, without projections or depressions  
a flat surface     
3    lying stretched out at full length; prostrate  
he lay flat on the ground     
4    having little depth or thickness; shallow  
a flat dish     
5    postpositive; often foll by: against   having a surface or side in complete contact with another surface  
flat against the wall     
6    spread out, unrolled, or levelled  
7    (of a tyre) deflated, either partially or completely  
8    (of shoes) having an unraised or only slightly raised heel  
9      (Chiefly Brit)  
a    (of races, racetracks, or racecourses) not having obstacles to be jumped  
b    of, relating to, or connected with flat racing as opposed to steeplechasing and hurdling  
flat jockeys earn more     
10    without qualification; total  
a flat denial     
11    without possibility of change; fixed  
a flat rate     
12    prenominal or immediately postpositive   neither more nor less; exact  
he did the journey in thirty minutes flat, a flat thirty minutes     
13    unexciting or lacking point or interest  
a flat joke     
14    without variation or resonance; monotonous  
a flat voice     
15    (of food) stale or tasteless  
16    (of beer, sparkling wines, etc.) having lost effervescence, as by exposure to air  
17    (of trade, business, a market, etc.) commercially inactive; sluggish  
18    (of a battery) fully discharged; dead  
19    (of a print, photograph, or painting) lacking contrast or shading between tones  
20    (of paint) without gloss or lustre; matt  
21    (of a painting) lacking perspective  
22    (of lighting) diffuse  
23      (Music)  
a    immediately postpositive   denoting a note of a given letter name (or the sound it represents) that has been lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone  
B flat     
b    (of an instrument, voice, etc.) out of tune by being too low in pitch  
   Compare       sharp       12  
24      (Phonetics)      another word for       lenis  
25      (Phonetics)  
flat a   the vowel sound of a as in the usual U.S. or S Brit. pronunciation of hand, cat, usually represented by the symbol (æ)  
      adv  
26    in or into a prostrate, level, or flat state or position  
he held his hand out flat     
27    completely or utterly; absolutely  
he went flat against the rules     
28    exactly; precisely  
in three minutes flat     
29      (Music)  
a    lower than a standard pitch  
b    too low in pitch  
she sings flat         Compare       sharp       18  
30    fall flat   to fail to achieve a desired effect, etc.  
31    flat out  
Informal  
a    with the maximum speed or effort  
b    totally exhausted  
      n  
32    a flat object, surface, or part  
33    often pl   a low-lying tract of land, esp. a marsh or swamp  
34    often pl   a mud bank exposed at low tide  
35      (Music)  
a    an accidental that lowers the pitch of the following note by one chromatic semitone.,   (Usual symbol)    <flat>
b    a note affected by this accidental  
   Compare       sharp       19  
36      (Theatre)   a rectangular wooden frame covered with painted canvas, etc., used to form part of a stage setting  
37    a punctured car tyre  
38    often cap.; preceded by the  
  (Chiefly Brit)  
a    flat racing, esp. as opposed to steeplechasing and hurdling  
b    the season of flat racing  
39      (Nautical)   a flatboat or lighter  
40      (U.S. and Canadian)   a shallow box or container, used for holding plants, growing seedlings, etc.  
      vb   , flats, flatting, flatted  
41    to make or become flat  
42      (Music)      the usual U.S. word for       flatten       3     (See also)        flats  
     (C14: from Old Norse flatr; related to Old High German flaz flat, Greek platus flat, broad)  
  flatly      adv  
  flatness      n  

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flat

  
[1]  
      adj  
1    even, horizontal, level, levelled, low, planar, plane, smooth, unbroken  
2    laid low, lying full length, outstretched, prone, prostrate, reclining, recumbent, supine  
3    boring, dead, dull, flavourless, ho-hum     (informal)   insipid, jejune, lacklustre, lifeless, monotonous, pointless, prosaic, spiritless, stale, tedious, tiresome, uninteresting, vapid, watery, weak  
4    absolute, categorical, direct, downright, explicit, final, fixed, out-and-out, peremptory, plain, positive, straight, unconditional, unequivocal, unmistakable, unqualified  
5    blown out, burst, collapsed, deflated, empty, punctured  
      n  
6      (often plural)    lowland, marsh, mud flat, plain, shallow, shoal, strand, swamp  
      adv  
7    absolutely, categorically, completely, exactly, point blank, precisely, utterly  
8    flat out      all out, at full gallop, at full speed, at full tilt, for all one is worth, hell for leather     (informal)   posthaste, under full steam  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    broken, hilly, irregular, rolling, rough, rugged, slanting, sloping, uneven, up and down  
2    on end, perpendicular, straight, upright, vertical  
3    bubbly, effervescent, exciting, fizzy, palatable, sparkling, tasty, zestful  

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flat   [2]  
      n   apartment, rooms  

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! Flat EKG n.
Absence of Electric Systoles = Cardiac Arrest

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