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Definition

[n] a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
[n] scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
[n] a deflated pneumatic tire
[n] a shallow box in which seedlings are started
[n] freight car without permanent sides or roof
[n] a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
[n] a level tract of land
[adv] wholly or completely; "He is flat broke"
[adv] 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"
[adj] stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor"
[adv] at full length; "he fell flat on his face"
[adv] against a flat surface; "he lay flat on his back"
[adv] below the proper pitch; "she sang flat last night"
[adv] with flat sails; "sail flat against the wind"
[adj] lacking variety in shading; "a flat unshaded painting"
[adj] not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
[adj] (of a tire) completely or partially deflated
[adj] having no depth or thickness
[adj] 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"
[adj] having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"
[adj] (photography) lacking contrast or shading between tones
[adj] without pleats
[adj] parallel to the ground; "a flat roof"
[adj] not made with leavening; "most flat breads are made from unleavened dough"
[adj] (music) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat"
[adj] not increasing as the amount taxed increases
[adj] not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
[adj] lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"
[adj] having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola"
[adj] lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"
[adj] (biology) flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

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