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  • having a level surface; without raised areas or indentations.
    E.g. he sat down on a flat rock
  • lacking emotion; dull and lifeless.
    E.g. ‘I'm sorry,’ he said, in a flat voice
  • (of a sparkling drink) having lost its effervescence.
    E.g. she sipped some of the flat champagne
  • (of a fee, wage, or price) the same in all cases, not varying with changed conditions or in particular cases.
    E.g. a flat fare of £2.50
  • (of musical sound) below true or normal pitch.
  • relating to flat racing.
    E.g. the Flat season
  • in or to a horizontal position.
    E.g. he was lying flat on his back
  • completely; absolutely.
    E.g. I thought you'd turn me down flat
  • below the true or normal pitch of musical sound.
    E.g. it wasn't a question of singing flat, but of simply singing the wrong notes
  • the flat part of something.
    E.g. she placed the flat of her hand over her glass
  • an upright section of stage scenery mounted on a movable frame.
  • a flat tyre.
    E.g. I've got a flat—there were nails under the wheel
  • flat racing.
  • a musical note lowered a semitone below natural pitch.
  • lower (a note) by a semitone.
    E.g. when a person has a poor ear for music, he will flat and sharp right along without knowing it
  • make flat; flatten.
    E.g. flat the loaves down
  • a set of rooms forming an individual residence, typically on one floor and within a larger building containing a number of such residences.
    E.g. a block of flats
  • live in or share a flat.
    E.g. Zoë flats in Auckland

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