Flat Synonyms & Definitions

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• FlatDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A homaloid space or extension.
  2. (n.) 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. (superl.) Clear; unmistakable; peremptory; absolute; positive; downright.
  4. (n.) A horizontal vein or ore deposit auxiliary to a main vein; also, any horizontal portion of a vein not elsewhere horizontal.
  5. (adv.) In a flat manner; directly; flatly.
  6. (n.) A flat-bottomed boat, without keel, and of small draught.
  7. (n.) A floor, loft, or story in a building; especially, a floor of a house, which forms a complete residence in itself.
  8. (v. t.) To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
  9. (v. i.) To fall form the pitch.
  10. (superl.) Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull; as, the market is flat.
  11. (superl.) Wanting relief; destitute of variety; without points of prominence and striking interest.
  12. (v. t.) To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
  13. (superl.) Sonant; vocal; -- applied to any one of the sonant or vocal consonants, as distinguished from a nonsonant (or sharp) consonant.
  14. (adv.) Without allowance for accrued interest.
  15. (superl.) Unanimated; dull; uninteresting; without point or spirit; monotonous; as, a flat speech or composition.
  16. (n.) Something broad and flat in form
  17. (v. t.) To make flat; to flatten; to level.
  18. (v. i.) To become flat, or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
  19. (n.) The flat part, or side, of anything; as, the broad side of a blade, as distinguished from its edge.
  20. (n.) A character [/] before a note, indicating a tone which is a half step or semitone lower.
  21. (superl.) Having an even and horizontal surface, or nearly so, without prominences or depressions; level without inclination; plane.
  22. (superl.) Not sharp or shrill; not acute; as, a flat sound.
  23. (n.) A car without a roof, the body of which is a platform without sides; a platform car.
  24. (n.) A platform on wheel, upon which emblematic designs, etc., are carried in processions.
  25. (n.) 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.
  26. (superl.) Tasteless; stale; vapid; insipid; dead; as, fruit or drink flat to the taste.
  27. (n.) A straw hat, broad-brimmed and low-crowned.
  28. (n.) A dull fellow; a simpleton; a numskull.
  29. (superl.) 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.
  30. (superl.) Below the true pitch; hence, as applied to intervals, minor, or lower by a half step; as, a flat seventh; A flat.
  31. (a.) Flattening at the ends; -- said of certain fruits.
  32. (a.) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft; -- said of a club.
  33. (a.) 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.

• FlatlyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a flat manner; evenly; horizontally; without spirit; dully; frigidly; peremptorily; positively, plainly.

• Flat footDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. () A foot in which the arch of the instep is flattened so that the entire sole of the foot rests upon the ground; also, the deformity, usually congential, exhibited by such a foot; splayfoot.