Definitions and translations for "flat"

Definition of flat

1. Having no variations in height.
The land around here is flat.
2. Deflated, especially because of a puncture.
3. Lowered by one semitone.
4. Of a note or voice, lower in pitch than it should be.
5. Without variations in pitch.
6. Of a carbonated drink, with all or most of its carbon dioxide having come out of solution so that the drink no longer fizzes or contains any bubbles.
7. Uninteresting.
The party was a bit flat.
8. Lacking acidity without being sweet.
9. Absolute; downright; peremptory.
His claim was in flat contradiction to experimental results.
I'm not going to the party and that's flat.
10. Describing certain features, usually the breasts and/or buttocks, that are extremely small or not visible at all.
That girl is completely flat on both sides.
11. Unable to emit power; dead.
12. Without spin; spinless.
13. Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull.
The market is flat.
14. Sonant; vocal, as distinguished from a sharp (non-sonant) consonant
15. Not having an inflectional ending or sign, such as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix, or an infinitive without the sign "to".
Many flat adverbs, as in 'run fast', 'buy cheap', etc. are from Old English.
16. Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft.
17. Flattening at the ends.
18. So as to be flat.
Spread the tablecloth flat over the table.
19. Bluntly.
I asked him if he wanted to marry me and he turned me down flat.
20. (with units of time, distance, etc) Not exceeding.
He can run a mile in four minutes flat.
21. Completely.
I am flat broke this month.
22. Directly; flatly.
23. Without allowance for accrued interest.
24. An area of level ground.
25. A note played a semitone lower than a natural, denoted by the symbol ♭ sign placed after the letter representing the note (e.g., B♭) or in front of the note symbol (e.g. ♭♪).
26. A flat tyre/tire.
27. A type of ladies' shoes with very low heels.
She liked to walk in her flats more than in her high heels.
28. A thin, broad brush used in oil and watercolor/watercolour painting.
29. The flat part of something:
1. Swordfighting The flat side of a blade, as opposed to the sharp edge.
2. The palm of the hand, with the adjacent part of the fingers.
30. A wide, shallow container.
A flat of strawberries
31. A subset of n-dimensional space that is congruent to a Euclidean space of lower dimension.
32. A flat-bottomed boat, without keel, and of small draught.
33. A straw hat, broad-brimmed and low-crowned.
34. (US) A railroad car without a roof, and whose body is a platform without sides; a platform car or flatcar.
35. A platform on a wheel, upon which emblematic designs etc. are carried in processions.
36. A horizontal vein or ore deposit auxiliary to a main vein; also, any horizontal portion of a vein not elsewhere horizontal.
37. A dull fellow; a simpleton.
38. A rectangular wooden structure covered with masonite, lauan or muslin that can be raised as a platform.
39. To make a flat call; to call without raising.
40. To become flat or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
41. To fall from the pitch.
42. To depress in tone, as a musical note; especially, to lower in pitch by half a tone.
43. To make flat; to flatten; to level.
44. To render dull, insipid, or spiritless; to depress.
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English - English - flat

n. level surface; level area of land; tone one half step lower than another (Music); apartment (British)
adj. having a planar surface; deflated (about a tire); absolute; lying down, horizontal; spread out; tasteless; monotonous, dull; mat, not shiny; having a tone one half step lower (Music)
adv. levelly, evenly; certainly, absolutely; exactly; below the proper pitch (Music); without interest

English - Spanish - flat

s. apartamento, apartamiento, aposento, departamento; bemol; reventón
adj. plano, allanado, liso, llano, raso, sin relieve; parejo, horizontal, nivelado; deshinchado, desinflado; insípido, soso; chato, aplastado; bemolado
adv. de plano; absolutamente, rotundamente, categóricamente; con exactitud; sin interés

English - French - flat

n. appartement; partie plate; étendue, surface; pneu crevé; calme, bémol (musique)
adj. plat, à plat; absolu, couché à plat, étalé; sans goût, monotone, bémol
adv. horizontal; totalement aplati; découvert; net (sans intérêt); monotone (musique, voix)

English - German - flat

n. Wohnung; Fläche; Plattform; Platte (Reifen); Erniedrigungszeichen, niedriger Ton (Musik)
adj. flach, platt; flachliegend; monoton; in Molton (Musik)
adv. flach, eben; platt; gleichmäßig; eintönig; monoton, langweilig; zinslos

English - Indonesian - flat

n. permukaan datar, flat, flet, tingkat
a. datar, mendatar, papar, papak, pipih, peok, demes, rata, guntung, leper, ceper, menarik: tdk menarik, sumbang, tawar, hambar, campah, sepa, kempis, kempes, kempos, mentah-mentah
adv. rata, persis, tepat, sama sekali, bulat-bulat, hambar: secara hambar

English - Italian - flat

s. piatto, parte piatta; (Geol) piano, pianura, terreno basso; appartamento; (Mus) bemolle; mezzo tono; (Teat) fondale; (am) gomma a terra, pneumatico sgonfio; (Mar) secca, bassofondo; (Mar) chiatta
agg. piatto, piano, pianeggiante; liscio; disteso, sdraiato, allungato; (fig) netto, reciso, secco; (fig) fisso
avv. piatto, a terra, al suolo, orizzontalmente; chiaro e tondo, apertamente; con tutte le sue forze; senza interessi

English - Polish - flat

n. mieszkanie, płaszczyzna, równina, płaz, poziom, dekoracja, prostak, bemol
v. rozpłaszczać, matować
a. płaski, jednolity, równinny, równy, stanowczy, nudny, bezbarwny, płytki, zwietrzały, mdły, bemol: z bemolem, matowy, spłukany z pieniędzy {sl.}, niedwuznaczny
adv. płasko, równo, dokładnie, stanowczo, nudnie, bezbarwnie, niedwuznacznie

English - Portuguese - flat

s. apartamento; parte chata; plano, superfície lisa; pneu furado; bemol (música)
adj. plano; liso; achatado; positivo; desafinado (tom); vulgar; horizontal; sem sabor
adv. horizontalmente; absolutamente; evidentemente; exatamente; sem juros

English - Romanian - flat

n. apartament, etaj, locuinţă cu apartamente, suprafaţă întinsă, câmpie, şes, întins, ţinut mlăştinos, barcă cu fundul lat, bemol {muz.}, vagon-platformă, prost, coş lat
a. plat, lat, neted, întins, searbăd, plictisitor, monoton, neinteresant, anost, adormit, insipid, lipsit de energie, viaţă: fără viaţă, vlagă: fără vlagă, inactiv, slab, stătut, răsuflat, trezit, nesărat, sare: fără sare, clar, precis {fig.}, exact, absolut, net, hotărât, categoric, direct, uniform, suprafaţă: cu suprafaţă dreaptă, fără relief
adv. întins, lat, lungit, exact, precis, tocmai, complet

English - Russian - flat

с. плоскость; фаска, грань; равнина, низина; широкая неглубокая корзина; болван, дурак; бемоль; спущенная шина; квартира, жилплощадь, дом с квартирами
прил. плоский, ровный, равнинный, распростертый во всю длину, нерельефный, приплюснутый; настильный; несфальцованный; скучный, вялый, унылый, однообразный; неостроумный; тупой; бемольный
нареч. плоско, прямо, плашмя, ровно, врастяжку, без обиняков

English - Turkish - flat

i. düz şey, düz yüzey, düzlük, patlak lastik, bemol, apartman dairesi, kat
s. düz, yassı, yatay, kesin, kati, gazı kaçmış, tatsız, havası inmiş, patlak, durgun, tekdüze, kesat, hareketsiz, sabit, boğuk, kısık, bemol, boş, boşalmış (aku, pil vb.)
zf. düz olarak, yatay biçimde, tam olarak, bütünüyle, kesin olarak, açık olarak, faizsiz, asıl notadan aşağı olarak

English - Ukrainian - flat

n. площина, рівнина, квартира
a. плоский, розпластаний, плоскодонний, плескатий, приплющений, рівнинний
adv. плоско, гладко

Indonesian - English - flat

n. apartment, flat, houseroom

Dutch - English - flat

n. apartment, flat

English - Dutch - flat

zn. flat, woning; een plat voorwerp; oppervlak; vlakte; platte band, beland; mineur (in muziek)
bn. plat, vlak; vierkant; standaard; verschaald; mat; te laag; flat, etage; mol
bw. plat; compleet; zeker; precies; zonder rente

English - Greek - flat

ουσ. διαμέρισμα δωμάτιων, πεδιάς, ύφεση, διαμέρισμα
επίθ. ισόπεδος, σιμός, επίπεδος, ανούσιος, αμβλύς, επίπεδα

German - Russian - flat

n. вагон-платформа (m)

Dutch - French - flat

(gebouw) appartement dans un immeuble en copropriété; appartement (m); immeuble divisé en appartements; maison divisée en appartements

English - Arabic - flat

‏إطار ضارب، طابق، شقة، سهل، سطح، نغمة خفيضة، صوت خافت، منزل‏
‏مسطح، منبسط، سهل، مستو، ممهد، صريح، تام، خافض، بارد، تفه، عديم النكهة، راكد، كاسد، سكران، تافه، إنبطاحا، رفضا باتا، بصراحة، بصوت منخفض‏

English - Chinese - flat

(名) 平面, 平坦部分; 浅滩; 沼地; 泄了气的轮胎#一层; 公寓大楼; 公寓房间
(形) 平的, 平坦的; 平伏的, 平卧的; 浅的; 泄了气的
(副) 平直地, 仰卧地; 恰恰, 正好; 以降调; 断然地

English - Chinese - flat

(名) 平面, 平坦部分; 淺灘; 沼地; 洩了氣的輪胎#一層; 公寓大樓; 公寓房間
(形) 平的, 平坦的; 平伏的, 平臥的; 淺的; 洩了氣的
(副) 平直地, 仰臥地; 恰恰, 正好; 以降調; 斷然地

English - Hindi - flat

n. खंड, मंज़िल, समतल भूमि, एक खण्ड के कमरे
a. समभूमि, समतल, चिकना, नीरस, मंदबुद्धि, उपयुक्तता: बिना उपयुक्तता का
adv. चपटापन रूप में, सतह रूप से, सिद्धे, दिल खोलकर

English - Japanese - flat

(名) 平面; 平たい部分; 平地; 枠張り物; 共同住宅; フラット, 半音下がること(音楽)
(副) きっぱりと; きっかりと; きちっと; ぴたりと; 正確に; 半音低く(音楽); 利益なしで
(形) 平らな, 平たんな; 平べったい; 平らに伏した; 平型の; 空気の抜けた; 気の抜けた; 半音下がる(音楽)

English - Korean - flat

명. 아파트; 평면; 평지; 반음 낮은 음 (음악)
형. 평평한; 바람빠진 ( 타이어 등); 전적으로; 길게 들어누운; 퍼진; 맛이 없는; 단조로운, 지루한; 거칠거칠한, 반짝이지 않는; 반음내리는 (음악)
부. 평평하게; 단호하게; 정확하게; 반음낮게 (음악); 이자없이

English - Vietnamese - flat

n. lầu, dãy phòng trên một từng lầu, mặt phẳng của vật, đồng bằng, chổ đất thấp
a. nằm ngang, bằng phẳng, mặt bằng, mặt phẳng, rỏ ràng, minh bạch, buồn tẻ, không thay đổi, khờ dại
adv. quả quyết
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Dictionary Extension
Verb forms for flat
Present participle: flatting
Present: flat (3.person: flats)
Past: flatted
Future: will flat
Present conditional: would flat
Present Perfect: have flatted (3.person: has flatted)
Past Perfect: had flatted
Future Perfect: will have flatted
Past conditional: would have flatted