Adjective Definition

flat

1.Definition: (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone

"B flat"


2.Definition: commercially inactive

"Flat sales for the month", "Prices remained flat", "A flat market"


3.Definition: flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

Related Adjective(s):compressed


4.Definition: having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness

"Flat computer monitors"


5.Definition: having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

"A flat desk", "Skirts sewn with fine flat seams"

Related Adjective(s):level, plane


6.Definition: having lost effervescence

"Flat beer", "A flat cola"


7.Definition: horizontally level

"A flat roof"


8.Definition: lacking contrast or shading between tones


9.Definition: lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting

"A flat joke"

Related Adjective(s):bland


10.Definition: lacking taste or flavor or tang

Related Adjective(s):bland, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid


11.Definition: lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth

"A flat two-dimensional painting"


12.Definition: not modified or restricted by reservations

"A flat refusal"

Related Adjective(s):categoric, categorical, unconditional


13.Definition: not reflecting light; not glossy

"Flat wall paint"

Related Adjective(s):mat, matt, matte, matted


14.Definition: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

Related Adjective(s):monotone, monotonic, monotonous


15.Definition: stretched out and lying at full length along the ground

"Found himself lying flat on the floor"

Related Adjective(s):prostrate




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