flats flats  /f ˈlæts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) footwear (shoes or slippers) with no heel (or a very low heel)

Usage(s):

  1. Prices for luxury flats in London are still a fifth lower than they were in March 2008.
  2. Marshes, mud flats, duck ponds yawned below.
  3. They can sometimes see Palestinian Arabs on the green flats far below but have no interaction with them.

News

  1. New luxury apartments offer lock-and-leave luxury

    E23, Dwell and 12 South Flats, luxury apartments for 'renters by choice,' pack in the amenities such as saltwater pools, outdoor living areas, green spaces and even doggie spas.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  2. Granny no longer has to live in Camden ‘granny flats’

    CAMDEN — Camden’s new policy allowing residents to build “granny flats” no longer requires granny to live on the property if she also happens to be the property owner.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: The Daily Advance

  3. Programs at Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats

    NEWBURYPORT -- Mass Audubon's Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, is a natural history education and visitor center that is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday and Monday holidays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mass Audubon members re
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Daily News of Newburyport

Quotes

  1. In his annual policy address Wednesday Donald Tsang said record prices achieved recently "have caused concern about the supply of flats, difficulty in purchasing a home, and the possibility of a property bubble."
    on Oct 15, 2009 By: Donald Tsang Source: AFP

  2. "Dude, I try, but I'm not nailing the baby fashion," Heigl said. "It's intimidating. I get beautiful outfits from Gap and Baby Juicy, but I'm not layering it or putting her in Prada flats. It's really stressing me out."
    on May 20, 2010 By: Katherine Heigl Source: msnbc.com

  3. Scottish Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon, who is the MSP for Govan, said: "This funding will help to breathe new life into Govanhill. The area has been plagued by unscrupulous private landlords who flout the law by renting out flats, which are...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Nicola Sturgeon Source: BBC News

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