Definitions for flat

Definitions for (noun) flat

Main entry: apartment, flat

Definition: a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

Main entry: flat

Definition: scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting

Main entry: flat, flat tire

Definition: a deflated pneumatic tire

Main entry: flat

Definition: a shallow box in which seedlings are started

Main entry: flat, flatbed, flatcar

Definition: freight car without permanent sides or roof

Main entry: flat

Definition: a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named

Main entry: flat

Definition: a level tract of land

Usage: the salt flats of Utah

Definitions for (adj) flat

Main entry: flat

Definition: commercially inactive

Usage: flat sales for the month; prices remained flat; a flat market

Main entry: flat, matt, matte, matted, mat

Definition: not reflecting light; not glossy

Usage: flat wall paint; a photograph with a matte finish

Main entry: flat

Definition: having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness

Usage: flat computer monitors

Main entry: two-dimensional, flat, 2-dimensional

Definition: lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth

Usage: a film with two-dimensional characters; a flat two-dimensional painting

Main entry: flat, plane, level

Definition: having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

Usage: a flat desk; acres of level farmland; a plane surface; skirts sewn with fine flat seams

Main entry: flat

Definition: lacking contrast or shading between tones

Main entry: flat

Definition: horizontally level

Usage: a flat roof

Main entry: flat, prostrate

Definition: stretched out and lying at full length along the ground

Usage: found himself lying flat on the floor

Main entry: monotone, monotonic, monotonous, flat

Definition: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

Usage: the owl's faint monotonous hooting

Main entry: flat

Definition: (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone

Usage: B flat

Main entry: categoric, categorical, flat, unconditional

Definition: not modified or restricted by reservations

Usage: a categorical denial; a flat refusal

Main entry: flat

Definition: having lost effervescence

Usage: flat beer; a flat cola

Main entry: bland, flat

Definition: lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting

Usage: a bland little drama; a flat joke

Main entry: flat, flavorless, flavourless, bland, insipid, vapid, savorless, savourless

Definition: lacking taste or flavor or tang

Usage: a bland diet; insipid hospital food; flavorless supermarket tomatoes; vapid beer; vapid tea

Main entry: flat, compressed

Definition: flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

Definitions for (adv) flat

Main entry: flat, directly, straight

Definition: in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly

Usage: he didn't answer directly; told me straight out; came out flat for less work and more pay

Main entry: flat

Definition: with flat sails

Usage: sail flat against the wind

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