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flat (n):
a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
flat (n):
scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
flat (n):
a deflated pneumatic tire
flat (n):
a shallow box in which seedlings are started
flat (n):
freight car without permanent sides or roof
flat (n):
a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
flat (n):
a level tract of land
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the salt flats of Utah
flat (s):
commercially inactive
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flat sales for the month.
prices remained flat.
a flat market
flat (s):
not reflecting light; not glossy
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flat wall paint.
a photograph with a matte finish

Related Words: mattmatte
flat (s):
having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
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flat computer monitors
flat (s):
lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
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a film with two-dimensional characters.
a flat two-dimensional painting
flat (s):
having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
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a flat desk.
acres of level farmland.
a plane surface.
skirts sewn with fine flat seams

Related Words: plane
flat (a):
lacking contrast or shading between tones
flat (s):
horizontally level
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a flat roof
flat (s):
stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
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found himself lying flat on the floor
flat (a):
(of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone
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B flat
flat (s):
sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
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the owl's faint monotonous hooting
Related Words: monotonemonotonic
flat (s):
not modified or restricted by reservations
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a categorical denial.
a flat refusal
flat (s):
having lost effervescence
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flat beer.
a flat cola
flat (s):
lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
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a bland little drama.
a flat joke
flat (s):
lacking taste or flavor or tang
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a bland diet.
insipid hospital food.
flavorless supermarket tomatoes.
vapid beer.
vapid tea

Related Words: blandflavorlessflavourlessinsipidsavorlesssavourless
flat (s):
flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
flat (r):
in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
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he didn't answer directly.
told me straight out.
came out flat for less work and more pay

Related Word: directly
flat (r):
with flat sails
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sail flat against the wind
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Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion

Köyde çoban olmak, memur olmak iyidir.
It is better to be the leader of a less prestigious group than to be a subordinate in a more prestigious one.


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