Flat - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a shallow box in which seedlings are started
- a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
- freight car without permanent sides or roof (syn: flatbed, flatcar)
- a deflated pneumatic tire
- scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
- a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house (syn: apartment)
- having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
- not modified or restricted by reservations (syn: categoric, categorical, unconditional)
- stretched out and lying at full length along the ground (syn: prostrate)
- flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes) (syn: compressed)
- lacking taste or flavor or tang (syn: bland, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid)
- lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting (syn: bland)
- sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
- horizontally level
- lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
- not reflecting light; not glossy
- commercially inactive
the flat top of the table
the flat landscape of the prairie
Coins are usually round and flat.
Lay the map flat on the desk.
He slipped and landed flat on his back.
We asked for more time but they turned us down flat.
He slammed the counter with the flat of his hand.
The hunters waded into the flats, looking vainly for ducks.
The thruway is the worst possible place to have a flat.
They took their naps, lying flat on the floor.
The ladder was standing flat against the side wall.
The lower meadow is absolutely flat.
The ginger ale went flat after being left open.
Life is very flat in your town.
He is always appreciative of the flattest joke.