flatting flatting

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. Volunteer smalltown choirs, unopposed by professionals, are still enthusiastically flatting their way through the complicated, sentimental standbys.
  2. Outwardly innocent, Santana's instrumental solos are long-lined and full of musical guile, bending, flatting and sharping with something of the intricacy of Oriental music.

News

  • Montoya wins at La Ruta, Mata puts women’s race out of reach

    Former men's champion Todd Wells fell out of contention on the second day of La Ruta de Los Conquistadores after flatting. Photo: La Ruta de Los Conquistadores Alex Grant moves to second and Todd Wells dips out of contention with a flat The post Montoya wins at La Ruta, Mata puts women’s race out of reach appeared first on VeloNews.com .
    on October 26, 2013     Source: Velo News

Quotes

  • "We still play a 4-4-2; we're just flatting out a little more at times to get better wide play," Onalfo said. "We haven't been happy with the wide play for a long time now. We've dominated games this year, and we haven't got enough out of it....
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Curt Onalfo Source: FC Dallas

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