Associations to the word «Flat»


FLAT, adjective. Having no variations in height.
FLAT, adjective. (of a tire or other inflated object) Deflated, especially because of a puncture.
FLAT, adjective. (music) (note) Lowered by one semitone.
FLAT, adjective. (music) Of a note or voice, lower in pitch than it should be.
FLAT, adjective. (music) (voice) Without variations in pitch.
FLAT, adjective. Of a carbonated drink, with all or most of its carbon dioxide having come out of solution so that the drink no longer fizzes or contains any bubbles.
FLAT, adjective. Uninteresting.
FLAT, adjective. (wine) Lacking acidity without being sweet.
FLAT, adjective. Absolute; downright; peremptory.
FLAT, adjective. (slang) Describing certain features, usually the breasts and/or buttocks, that are extremely small or not visible at all.
FLAT, adjective. (of a battery) Unable to emit power; dead.
FLAT, adjective. (juggling) (of a throw) Without spin; spinless.
FLAT, adjective. Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull.
FLAT, adjective. (phonetics) (dated) (of a consonant) sonant; vocal, as distinguished from a sharp (non-sonant) consonant
FLAT, adjective. (grammar) Not having an inflectional ending or sign, such as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix, or an infinitive without the sign "to".
FLAT, adjective. (golf) (of a golf club) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft.
FLAT, adjective. (horticulture) (of certain fruits) Flattening at the ends.
FLAT, adverb. So as to be flat.
FLAT, adverb. Bluntly.
FLAT, adverb. (with units of time, distance, etc) Not exceeding.
FLAT, adverb. Completely.
FLAT, adverb. Directly; flatly.
FLAT, adverb. (finance) (slang) Without allowance for accrued interest.
FLAT, noun. An area of level ground.
FLAT, noun. (music) A note played a semitone lower than a natural, denoted by the symbol ♭ sign placed after the letter representing the note (e.g., B♭) or in front of the note symbol (e.g. ♭♪).
FLAT, noun. (informal) (automotive) A flat tyre/tire.
FLAT, noun. (in the plural) A type of ladies' shoes with very low heels.
FLAT, noun. (painting) A thin, broad brush used in oil and watercolor/watercolour painting.
FLAT, noun. The flat part of something:
FLAT, noun. (swordfighting) The flat side of a blade, as opposed to the sharp edge.
FLAT, noun. The palm of the hand, with the adjacent part of the fingers.
FLAT, noun. A wide, shallow container.
FLAT, noun. (geometry) A subset of n-dimensional space that is congruent to a Euclidean space of lower dimension.
FLAT, noun. A flat-bottomed boat, without keel, and of small draught.
FLAT, noun. A straw hat, broad-brimmed and low-crowned.
FLAT, noun. (US) A railroad car without a roof, and whose body is a platform without sides; a platform car or flatcar.
FLAT, noun. A platform on a wheel, upon which emblematic designs etc. are carried in processions.
FLAT, noun. (mining) A horizontal vein or ore deposit auxiliary to a main vein; also, any horizontal portion of a vein not elsewhere horizontal.
FLAT, noun. (obsolete) A dull fellow; a simpleton.
FLAT, noun. (technical, theatre) A rectangular wooden structure covered with masonite, lauan or muslin that can be raised as a platform.
FLAT, verb. (poker slang) To make a flat call; to call without raising.
FLAT, verb. (intransitive) To become flat or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
FLAT, verb. (intransitive) (music) (colloquial) To fall from the pitch.
FLAT, verb. (transitive) (music) To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
FLAT, verb. (transitive) (dated) To make flat; to flatten; to level.
FLAT, verb. (transitive) (dated) To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
FLAT, noun. (archaic) (New England) (now chiefly British and Australian) An apartment.
FLAT AFFECT, noun. Lack of emotion.
FLAT AFFECT, noun. Lack of apparent emotion.
FLAT AS A PANCAKE, adjective. (simile) Particularly or extremely flat.
FLAT BACK FOUR, noun. (soccer) collectively, a set of defenders who stay on the same level on the pitch.
FLAT BOTTOMED, adjective. Alternative spelling of flat-bottomed
FLAT BUG, noun. Any insect in the family Aradidae, true bugs that are mostly flat-bodied and live under tree-bark.
FLAT BUGS, noun. Plural of flat bug
FLAT CALL, verb. (poker) To call a raise, as opposed to folding or reraising.
FLAT CALL, noun. (poker) An instance of flat calling; a call.
FLAT CALLED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of flat call
FLAT CALLING, verb. Present participle of flat call
FLAT CALLS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flat call
FLAT CALLS, noun. Plural of flat call
FLAT CAP, noun. A man's cap made from wool, tweed, or other soft material. It has a small peak and fits snugly tight to the wearer's head.
FLAT CAP, noun. Cap paper, not folded.
FLAT CAPS, noun. Plural of flat cap
FLAT CHAT, adverb. (Australia) (idiomatic) At maximum capability, intensity, or speed.
FLAT CHAT, adjective. (Australia) (idiomatic) Extremely busy.
FLAT EARTHER, noun. Alternative spelling of flat-earther
FLAT EARTHERS, noun. Plural of flat earther
FLAT FEET, noun. A physical condition of the feet where the arches have collapsed and the sole of the foot is in full contact with the ground.
FLAT FILE, noun. (computing) A data file containing usually one record per line.
FLAT FILES, noun. Plural of flat file
FLAT IRON, noun. Alternative spelling of flatiron
FLAT IRONS, noun. Plural of flat iron
FLAT JUNCTION, noun. (rail transport) An at-grade junction between two crossing railroad tracks.
FLAT JUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of flat junction
FLAT LOCK, noun. (construction) a method of interlocking metal panels in which one panel edge is folded back on top of itself and the other panel is folded under, after which the two panels are hooked together.
FLAT LOCKS, noun. Plural of flat lock
FLAT OUT, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see flat,‎ out.
FLAT OUT, adjective. Complete, total, downright.
FLAT OUT, adjective. Very busy.
FLAT OUT, adjective. (Australian) Lazy, sleeping.
FLAT OUT, adverb. (idiomatic) At top speed.
FLAT OUT, adverb. (idiomatic) Bluntly, no holds barred, totally, outright.
FLAT OUT, verb. (intransitive) To fail after a promising beginning; to disappoint expectations.
FLAT PACK, adjective. (Typically with regard to furniture) able to be constructed from flat pre-cut sections.
FLAT PACK, adjective. (by extension) easily constructed from pre-produced components.
FLAT PACK, noun. (Typically with regard to furniture) the pre-cut kit of sections used to make a piece of furniture.
FLAT PEACH, noun. A variety of peach', Prunus persica var. platycarpa, also known as Donut (Doughnut) peaches, are a variety of peach with white flesh and a flattish, round shape.
FLAT RATE, noun. (UK) An amount of money paid by everyone or every user of something.
FLAT RATES, noun. Plural of flat rate
FLAT ROPE, noun. A rope made by plaiting instead of twisting; gasket; sennit.
FLAT SILVER, noun. (dated) silver, or silver-plated cutlery
FLAT SPACE, noun. (mathematics) Any Riemann space in which the metric tensors are constants throughout
FLAT SPACES, noun. Plural of flat space
FLAT STORE, noun. (gambling) (slang) A crooked gambling establishment, such as a casino running rigged or fixed (dishonest) games of chance.
FLAT STORES, noun. Plural of flat store
FLAT TIRE, noun. (chiefly US) Alternative spelling of flat tyre
FLAT TIRES, noun. Plural of flat tire
FLAT TOP, noun. Alternative form of flattop
FLAT TOPS, noun. Plural of flat top
FLAT TYRE, noun. A tyre of a motor vehicle that is deflated, especially one deflated because of a puncture when in use.
FLAT TYRES, noun. Plural of flat tyre
FLAT WHITE, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) A type of white coffee made with espresso coffee and hot milk.
FLAT WHITES, noun. Plural of flat white
FLAT WRACK, noun. Spiral wrack
FLAT WRACKS, noun. Plural of flat wrack

Dictionary definition

FLAT, noun. A level tract of land; "the salt flats of Utah".
FLAT, noun. A shallow box in which seedlings are started.
FLAT, noun. A musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named.
FLAT, noun. Freight car without permanent sides or roof.
FLAT, noun. A deflated pneumatic tire.
FLAT, noun. Scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting.
FLAT, noun. A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house.
FLAT, adverb. With flat sails; "sail flat against the wind".
FLAT, adverb. In a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay".
FLAT, adjective. Having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"; "skirts sewn with fine flat seams".
FLAT, adjective. Having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness; "flat computer monitors".
FLAT, adjective. Not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal".
FLAT, adjective. Stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor".
FLAT, adjective. Lacking contrast or shading between tones.
FLAT, adjective. (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat".
FLAT, adjective. Flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes).
FLAT, adjective. Lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea".
FLAT, adjective. Lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke".
FLAT, adjective. Having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola".
FLAT, adjective. Sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting".
FLAT, adjective. Horizontally level; "a flat roof".
FLAT, adjective. Lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth; "a film with two-dimensional characters"; "a flat two-dimensional painting".
FLAT, adjective. Not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish".
FLAT, adjective. Commercially inactive; "flat sales for the month"; "prices remained flat"; "a flat market".

Wise words

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