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  Words related to flat

Related / Similar Words: apartment, flat tire, flatcar, flatbed, mat, matt, matte, matted, two-dimensional, level, plane, unpleated, prostrate, unraised, fixed, categoric, categorical, unconditional, bland, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid, compressed, directly, straight

 

Definition:
  • a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house;
  • scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting;
  • a deflated pneumatic tire;
  • a shallow box in which seedlings are started;
  • freight car without permanent sides or roof;
  • a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named;
  • a level tract of land;
  • lacking variety in shading; "a flat unshaded painting";
  • not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish";
  • (of a tire) completely or partially deflated;
  • having no depth or thickness;
  • lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth; "a film with two-dimensional characters"; "a flat two-dimensional painting";
  • having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface";
  • lacking contrast or shading between tones;
  • without pleats;
  • parallel to the ground; "a flat roof";
  • stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor";
  • not made with leavening; "most flat breads are made from unleavened dough";
  • lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat";
  • not increasing as the amount taxed increases;
  • not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal";
  • having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola";
  • lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke";
  • lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea";
  • flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes);
  • wholly or completely; "He is flat broke";
  • in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn''t answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay";
  • at full length; "he fell flat on his face";
  • against a flat surface; "he lay flat on his back";
  • below the proper pitch; "she sang flat last night";
  • with flat sails; "sail flat against the wind";

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    Hyponyms: bedsitting room, bedsitter, bedsit, cold-water flat, duplex apartment, duplex, efficiency apartment, flatlet, maisonette, maisonnette, penthouse, railroad flat, studio apartment, studio, suite, rooms, walk-up apartment, walk-up, coulisse, wing flat, tormenter, tormentor, teaser, double flat, salt flat, salt plain

     

    Pertainyms: direct

     

    Part Meronyms: apartment building, apartment house, mise en scene, stage setting, setting

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: rrafshtë   Catalan: pla  
    Croatian: ravan   Danish: flad  
    Dutch: vlak   Finnish: litteä  
    French: plain   German: flach  
    Hungarian: lapos   Indonesian: datar  
    Italian: piano   Japanese: 平らな  
    Polish: płaski   Portuguese: plano  
    Romanian: plan   Russian: плоский  
    Spanish: llano   Swedish: flat  
    Telugu: బల్లపరుపు  
     
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