Word:

Flat

Pronunciation: flăt
a.1.Having an even and horizontal surface, or nearly so, without prominences or depressions; level without inclination; plane.
Though sun and moon
Were in the flat sea sunk.
- Milton.
2.Lying at full length, or spread out, upon the ground; level with the ground or earth; prostrate; as, to lie flat on the ground; hence, fallen; laid low; ruined; destroyed.
What ruins kingdoms, and lays cities flat!
- Milton.
I feel . . . my hopes all flat.
- Milton.
3.(Fine Arts) Wanting relief; destitute of variety; without points of prominence and striking interest.
A large part of the work is, to me, very flat.
- Coleridge.
4.Tasteless; stale; vapid; insipid; dead; as, fruit or drink flat to the taste.
5.Unanimated; dull; uninteresting; without point or spirit; monotonous; as, a flat speech or composition.
6.Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull; as, the market is flat.
7.Clear; unmistakable; peremptory; absolute; positive; downright.
Flat burglary as ever was committed.
- Shak.
A great tobacco taker too, - that's flat.
- Marston.
8.(Mus.) Below the true pitch; hence, as applied to intervals, minor, or lower by a half step; as, a flat seventh; A flat.
9.(Phonetics) Sonant; vocal; - applied to any one of the sonant or vocal consonants, as distinguished from a nonsonant (or sharp) consonant.
10.(Golf) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft; - said of a club.
11.(Gram.) Not having an inflectional ending or sign, 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. Many flat adverbs, as in run fast, buy cheap, are from AS. adverbs in , the loss of this ending having made them like the adjectives. Some having forms in ly, such as exceeding, wonderful, true, are now archaic.
12.(Hort.) Flattening at the ends; - said of certain fruits.
Flat arch
(Arch.) See under Arch, n., 2. (b).
Flat cap
cap paper, not folded. See under Paper.
Flat chasing
in fine art metal working, a mode of ornamenting silverware, etc., producing figures by dots and lines made with a punching tool.
Flat chisel
a sculptor's chisel for smoothing.
- Knight.
Flat file
a file wider than its thickness, and of rectangular section. See File.
Flat nail
a small, sharp-pointed, wrought nail, with a flat, thin head, larger than a tack.
Flat paper
paper which has not been folded.
- Knight.
Flat rail
a railroad rail consisting of a simple flat bar spiked to a longitudinal sleeper.
Flat rods
(Mining) horizontal or inclined connecting rods, for transmitting motion to pump rods at a distance.
Flat rope
a rope made by plaiting instead of twisting; gasket; sennit.
- Raymond.
Flat space
(Geom.) See Euclidian space.
- Knight.
Flat stitch
the process of wood engraving.
Flat tint
(Painting) a coat of water color of one uniform shade.
To fall flat
to produce no effect; to fail in the intended effect; as, his speech fell flat.
Of all who fell by saber or by shot,
Not one fell half so flat as Walter Scott.
- Lord Erskine.
adv.1.In a flat manner; directly; flatly.
Sin is flat opposite to the Almighty.
- Herbert.
2.(Stock Exchange) Without allowance for accrued interest.
n.1.A level surface, without elevation, relief, or prominences; an extended plain; specifically, in the United States, a level tract along the along the banks of a river; as, the Mohawk Flats.
2.A level tract lying at little depth below the surface of water, or alternately covered and left bare by the tide; a shoal; a shallow; a strand.
3.(Railroad Mach.) Something broad and flat in form
4.The flat part, or side, of anything; as, the broad side of a blade, as distinguished from its edge.
5.(Arch.) A floor, loft, or story in a building;
6.(Mining) A horizontal vein or ore deposit auxiliary to a main vein; also, any horizontal portion of a vein not elsewhere horizontal.
7.A dull fellow; a simpleton; a numskull.
Or if you can not make a speech,
Because you are a flat.
- Holmes.
8.(Mus.) A character [$] before a note, indicating a tone which is a half step or semitone lower.
9.(Geom.) A homaloid space or extension.
v. t.1.To make flat; to flatten; to level.
[imp. & p. p. Flatted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Flatting .]
2.To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
3.To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
v. i.1.To become flat, or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
2.(Mus.) To fall form the pitch.
To flat out
to fail from a promising beginning; to make a bad ending; to disappoint expectations.
Noun1.flat - a level tract of land
2.flat - a shallow box in which seedlings are started
3.flat - a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
4.flat - freight car without permanent sides or roof
Synonyms: flatbed, flatcar
5.flat - a deflated pneumatic tire
Synonyms: flat tire
6.flat - scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
7.Flatflat - a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
Synonyms: apartment
Adj.1.flat - having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"
Synonyms: level, plane
2.flat - having no depth or thickness
3.flat - not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
4.flat - stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor"
Synonyms: prostrate
5.flat - lacking contrast or shading between tones
Antonyms:
contrasty - having sharp differences between black and white
6.flat - lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat"
Antonyms:
natural - of a key containing no sharps or flats; "B natural"
sharp - raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp"
7.flat - flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
Synonyms: compressed
8.flat - lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
9.flat - lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"
Synonyms: bland
10.flat - having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola"
11.flat - not increasing as the amount taxed increases
Synonyms: fixed
12.flat - not made with leavening; "most flat breads are made from unleavened dough"
Synonyms: unraised
13.flat - parallel to the ground; "a flat roof"
14.flat - without pleats
Synonyms: unpleated
15.flat - 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"
Synonyms: two-dimensional
16.flat - (of a tire) completely or partially deflated
17.flat - not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
Synonyms: mat, matt, matte, matted
18.flat - lacking variety in shading; "a flat unshaded painting"
Adv.1.flat - at full length; "he fell flat on his face"
2.flat - with flat sails; "sail flat against the wind"
3.flat - below the proper pitch; "she sang flat last night"
4.flat - against a flat surface; "he lay flat on his back"
5.flat - 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"
Synonyms: straight, directly
6.flat - wholly or completely; "He is flat broke"
1.flat - Lacking any complex internal structure. "That bitty box has only a flat file system, not a hierarchical one." The verb form is flatten. Usually used pejoratively (at least with respect to file systems).
2.flat - Said of a memory architecture like that of the VAX or Motorola 680x0 that is one big linear address space (typically with each possible value of a processor register corresponding to a unique address). This is a Good Thing. The opposite is a "segmented" architecture like that of the Intel 80x86 in which addresses are composed from a base-register/offset pair. Segmented designs are generally considered cretinous.
3.flat - A flat domain is one where all elements except bottom are incomparable (equally well defined). E.g. the integers.
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