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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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If you can't lick them, join them

bükemediğin bileği öp.
If you cannot defeat an opponent or get him to change his ideas, plans or way of doing things, the best thing is to change your ideas, plans...


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