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Definition of Flat

Flat
Flat Flat, a. 1. (Golf) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft; -- said of a club. 2. (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 -["e], the loss of this ending having made them like the adjectives. Some having forms in ly, such as exceeding, wonderful, true, are now archaic. 3. (Hort.) Flattening at the ends; -- said of certain fruits.
Flat
Flat Flat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Flatting.] 1. To make flat; to flatten; to level. 2. To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress. Passions are allayed, appetites are flatted. --Barrow. 3. To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
Flat
Flat Flat, v. i. 1. To become flat, or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface. --Sir W. Temple. 2. (Mus.) To fall form the pitch. To flat out, to fail from a promising beginning; to make a bad ending; to disappoint expectations. [Colloq.]
Flat
Flat Flat, 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. Envy is as the sunbeams that beat hotter upon a bank, or steep rising ground, than upon a flat. --Bacon. 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. Half my power, this night Passing these flats, are taken by the tide. --Shak. 3. Something broad and flat in form; as: (a) A flat-bottomed boat, without keel, and of small draught. (b) A straw hat, broad-brimmed and low-crowned. (c) (Railroad Mach.) A car without a roof, the body of which is a platform without sides; a platform car. (d) A platform on wheel, upon which emblematic designs, etc., are carried in processions. 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; especially, a floor of a house, which forms a complete residence in itself.

Meaning of Flat from wikipedia

- Flat or flats may refer to: Flat (housing), an apartment in the United Kingdom, Australia and other Commonwealth countries Flatmate arrangement, in New...
- A Flat is a Hindi thriller film, directed by Hemant Madhukar and produced by Anjum Rizvi.The film was released on 12 November 2010 under the Anjum Rizvi...
- A flat white is a coffee drink consisting of espresso with microfoam (steamed milk with small, fine bubbles and a glossy or velvety consistency). It is...
- A-flat may refer to: A♭ (musical note), a musical pitch A scale based on A-flat: A-flat major A-flat minor A Flat (film), a 2010 Hindi film "A Flat",...
- The flat Earth model is an archaic conception of Earth's shape as a plane or disk. Many ancient cultures subscribed to a flat Earth cosmography, including...
- The Flat or The Flats may refer to any of the following: The Flat (Houtman Abrolhos), a reef in Australia's Houtman Abrolhos island group "The Flat", a...
- Modern flat Earth societies are organizations that promote the belief that the Earth is flat while disputing the Earth's sphericity. Such groups date...
- Flat feet (also called pes pl**** or fallen arches) is a postural deformity in which the arches of the foot collapse, with the entire sole of the foot...
- A flat cap (sometimes "scally cap") is a rounded cap with a small stiff brim in front. The hat is also known in Scotland as a bunnet, in Wales as a Dai...
- flat (Italian bemolle for "soft B") means "lower in pitch". Flat is the opposite of sharp, which is a raising of pitch. In musical notation, flat means...
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