HyperDic: flat

English > 24 senses of the word flat:
ADJECTIVEallflat, level, planehaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
allflathaving a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness
allflat, categoric, categorical, unconditionalnot modified or restricted by reservations
allflat, prostratestretched out and lying at full length along the ground
allflatlacking contrast or shading between tones
allflat(of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone
allflat, compressedflattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
allflat, bland, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapidlacking taste or flavor or tang
allflat, blandlacking stimulating characteristics / characteristics
allflathaving lost effervescence
allflat, monotone, monotonic, monotonoussounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
allflathorizontally level
allflat, two-dimensional, 2-dimensionallacking the expected range or depth
allflat, mat, matt, matte, mattednot reflecting light
allflatcommercially inactive
NOUNobjectflata level tract of land
artifactflata shallow box in which seedlings are started
communicationflata musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
artifactflat, flatcar, flatbedfreight car without permanent sides or roof
artifactflat, flat tirea deflated pneumatic tire
artifactflatscenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas
artifactflat, apartmenta suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
ADVERBallflatwith flat sails
allflat, directly, straightin a forthright manner
flat > pronunciation
Soundsflae't
Rhymesacrobat ... ziggurat: 63 rhymes with aet...
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another.
Examples
  • "a flat desk"
  • "skirts sewn with fine flat seams"
Synonymslevel, plane
BroaderevenLevel or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishliso, llano, nivelado, plano, raso
Catalanllis, pla
Nounsflatnessthe property of having two dimensions
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness.
Example"flat computer monitors"
Broaderplanar, two-dimensionalInvolving two dimensions
Spanishllano, plano
Nounsflatnessthe property of having two dimensions
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot modified or restricted by reservations.
Example "a flat refusal"
Synonymscategoric, categorical, unconditional
Broaderunqualifiednot limited or restricted
Spanishcategórico, incondicional, rotundo, terminante
Catalancategòric, incondicional, rotund, terminant
Adverbsflatlyin an unqualified manner
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 4
MeaningStretched out and lying at full length along the ground.
Example"found himself lying flat on the floor"
Synonymprostrate
Broaderunerectnot upright in position or posture
Spanishpostrado
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 5
Meaninglacking contrast or shading between tones.
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
OppositecontrastyHaving sharp differences between black and white
Spanishuniforme
Nounsflatnessthe property of having little or no contrast
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone.
Example"B flat"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Oppositenatural(of a musical note) being neither raised nor lowered by one chromatic semitone
sharp(of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
Spanishbemol
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 7
Meaningflattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes).
Synonymcompressed
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
BroaderthinOf relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
Spanishaplanado, plano
Catalanaplanat, pla
Nounsflatnessthe property of having two dimensions
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 8
Meaninglacking taste or flavor or tang.
Synonymsbland, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid
Broadertastelesslacking flavor
Spanishblando, desaborido, insípido, insulso, soso
Catalandessaborit, insípid, insuls
Nounsflatnessa deficiency in flavor
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 9
Meaninglacking stimulating characteristics / characteristics; uninteresting.
Example "a flat joke"
Synonymbland
Broaderunstimulating, unexcitingnot stimulating
Spanishdesaborido, insípido, insulso, soso
Catalandessaborit, insípid, insuls
Nounsflatnessa want of animation or brilliance
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 10
MeaningHaving lost effervescence.
Examples
  • "flat beer"
  • "a flat cola"
Broadernoneffervescentnot effervescent
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 11
Meaningsounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch.
Synonymsmonotone, monotonic, monotonous
BroaderunmodulatedCharacterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume
Spanishmonótono
Catalanmonòton
Nounsflatnessa want of animation or brilliance
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 12
Meaninghorizontally level.
Example"a flat roof"
Broaderhorizontalparallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line
Spanishllano
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 13
Meaninglacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth.
Example "a flat two-dimensional painting"
Synonymstwo-dimensional, 2-dimensional
BroadermultidimensionalHaving or involving or marked by several dimensions or aspects
Spanishbidimensional
Catalanbidimensional
Nounsflatnessa want of animation or brilliance
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 14
Meaningnot reflecting light; not glossy.
Example"flat wall paint"
Synonymsmat, matt, matte, matted
Broaderdullemitting or reflecting very little light
Spanishmate
Catalanmat
Nounsflatnessthe property of having little or no contrast
English > flat: 24 senses > adjective 15
Meaningcommercially inactive.
Examples
  • "flat sales for the month"
  • "prices remained flat"
  • "a flat market"
Broaderinactive(pathology) not progressing or increasing
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA level tract of land.
Example"the salt flats of Utah"
Narroweralluvial flat, alluvial plainA flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water
salt flat, salt plainA flat expanse of salt left by the evaporation of a body of salt water
Broaderplain, field, champaignextensive tract of level open land
Spanishllanura
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA shallow box in which seedlings are started.
BroaderboxA (usually rectangular) container
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named.
Narrowerdouble flatA musical notation of two flats in front of a note indicating that it is to be lowered by two semitones
Broadermusical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
Spanishbemol
Catalanbemoll
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningfreight car without permanent sides or roof.
Synonymsflatcar, flatbed
Broaderfreight carA railway car that carries freight
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA deflated pneumatic tire.
Synonymflat tire
Broaderpneumatic tire, pneumatic tyreA tire made of reinforced rubber / rubber and filled with compressed air
Spanishllanta desinflada
Catalanpunxada
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningscenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting.
Part ofmise en scene, stage setting, settingarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
Narrowercoulisse, wing flatA flat situated in the wings
tormenter, tormentor, teaserA flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
Broaderscenery, sceneThe painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
English > flat: 24 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house.
Synonymapartment
Part ofapartment building, apartment houseA building that is divided into apartments
Partskitchenettesmall kitchen
Narrowerbedsitting room, bedsitter, bedsitA furnished sitting room with sleeping accommodations (and some plumbing)
cold-water flatAn apartment without modern conveniences
duplex apartment, duplexAn apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
efficiency apartmentA furnished apartment with a kitchenette and bathroom / bathroom
flatletA tiny flat
maisonette, maisonnetteA self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside
penthouseAn apartment located on the top floors of a building
railroad flatAn apartment whose rooms are all in a line with doors / doors between them
studio apartment, studioAn apartment with a living space and a bathroom / bathroom and a small kitchen
suite, roomsapartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)
walk-up apartment, walk-upAn apartment in a building without an elevator
Broaderhousing, lodging, living accommodationsstructures collectively in which people are housed
Spanishapartamento, departamento, piso, vivienda
Catalanapartament, pis
Nounsflatleta tiny flat
English > flat: 24 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith flat sails.
Example"sail flat against the wind"
English > flat: 24 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a forthright manner; candidly or frankly.
Example "came out flat for less work and more pay"
Synonymsdirectly, straight
Oppositeindirectlynot in a forthright manner
Spanishdirectamente
Catalandirectament

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