flat flat  /f ˈlæt/


  1. (n) a level tract of land
  2. (n) a shallow box in which seedlings are started
  3. (n) a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
  4. (n) freight car without permanent sides or roof
  5. (n) a deflated pneumatic tire
  6. (n) scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
  7. (n) a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
  8. (adj) having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
  9. (adj) having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
  10. (adj) not modified or restricted by reservations
  11. (adj) stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
  12. (adj) lacking contrast or shading between tones
  13. (adj) (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone
  14. (adj) flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
  15. (adj) lacking taste or flavor or tang
  16. (adj) lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
  17. (adj) having lost effervescence
  18. (adj) sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
  19. (adj) horizontally level
  20. (adj) lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
  21. (adj) not reflecting light; not glossy
  22. (adj) commercially inactive
  23. (adv) with flat sails
  24. (adv) in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly


Derived Word(s)


  • The Wireless Aquos is a lithium-ion battery-powered flat-panel TV, weighing just under 14 lbs.


  1. FLAT ROCK: Swim classes start soon

    FLAT ROCK — The Recreation Department is offering swimming lessons, aquacise classes and swim specials beginning Friday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. FLAT ROCK: DDA approves budget; no decision on farmers market

    FLAT ROCK — The Downtown Development Authority approved its 2013-14 budget Thursday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  3. FLAT ROCK: Earliest Meijer proposal vote could be July 1

    FLAT ROCK — July 1 is the earliest the City Council could vote on a proposed Meijer and fuel center.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

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