flatted flatted

Definition(s):

  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

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Usage(s):

  1. German jazz buffs will write a dissertation at the drop of a flatted fifth.
  2. Compared to The Three Sisters or The Cherry Orchard, Vanya has little resonance or fragrance: it offers fly-specks rather than patina, flatted notes oftener than chords.
  3. Soprano Korjus flatted on a couple of high notes, sang a phrase or two off pitch.

News

  • Technical FAQ: Tubular care and hacking SRAM hubs for 11-speed

    This is a tubular I pinch-flatted in three places by riding it down a very bumpy hill at super low pressure. I put a bunch of CaffeLatex sealant in it and pinched it down in those three places and inflated it to 50psi. I alternated standing it up such that each of those three spots was at the bottom for a time. This sealed both the tread-side holes and the rim-side holes of the pinch flats. But ...
    on December 4, 2013     Source: Velo News

Quotes

  1. "With about three laps to go I was kind of hurting and I started to come apart a little bit -- that was kind of it," Trebon said. "I knew I wasn't going to get him back unless he flatted or crashed or made a mistake."
    on Dec 13, 2009 By: Ryan Trebon Source: OregonLive.com

  2. Scotland's sole nominee KT said: "It's brilliantly diverse and I'm very flatted to be in a category that diverse. I'm not expecting to come away with it. I would love PJ Harvey to win - I'd listen to her music on a desert island but I wouldn't be...
    on Feb 17, 2008 By: KT Tunstall Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  3. "When we flatted together, me and the guy in the next room added our money together for the week for food," Clement says. "We had $14."
    on May 11, 2008 By: Jemaine Clement Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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