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flat /flæt/ adjective (comparative flatter, superlative flattest)
flat noun [countable]

یکنواخت ، پایین دست ، پایین ، درزیر ، تماس دو لبه اسکیت ، ضربه بدون ایجاد پیچ در گوی بیلیارد حالت کشیده و بدون انحنای بادبان دریای ارام ، پنچری طایر ، عکس ساده و یکدست ، مسلح ، سکو ، (n.& adj.& adv.) تخت ، مسطح ، هموار ، صاف ، بی تنوع ، یک دست ، خنک ، بی مزه ، قسمت پهن ، جلگه ، دشت ، اپارتمان ، قسمتی از یک عمارت ، (=flatten)
(vt.& vi.) ، علوم مهندسی: خوابیده پنچری لاستیک اتومبیل ، الکترونیک: تخت ، معماری: مسطح ، ورزش: سطح اب مناسب ماهیگیری ، علوم هوایی: تخت ، علوم نظامی: پل کشتی
الکترونیک: صاف ، مسطح ، یکنواخت ، پایین دست ، پایین ، درزیر ، خوابیده پنچری لاستیک اتومبیل ، علوم مهندسی: تماس دو لبه اسکیت ، ضربه بدون ایجاد پیچ در گوی بیلیارد حالت کشیده و بدون انحنای بادبان دریای ارام ، سطح اب مناسب ماهیگیری ، ورزشی: تخت ، هواپیمایی: اپارتمان ، تخت ، مسطح ، معماری: صاف ، یکدست ، پنچری طایر ، عکس ساده و یکدست ، مسلح ، سکو ، پل کشتی ، علوم نظامی: تخت ، الکترونیک )n.and adj.and adv.(: تخت ، پهن ، مسطح ، هموار، صاف ، بی تنوع ، یک دست ، خنک ، بی مزه ، قسمت پهن ، جلگه ، دشت ، اپارتمان ، قسمتی از یک عمارت ،)=flatten(:)vt.and vi.( کامپیوتر: تخت مسطح کامپیوتر: صاف

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- even, horizontal, level, levelled, low, smooth
- dull, boring, dead, lacklustre, lifeless, monotonous, tedious, tiresome, uninteresting
- absolute, categorical, downright, explicit, out-and-out, positive, unequivocal, unqualified
- punctured, blown out, burst, collapsed, deflated, empty
- completely, absolutely, categorically, exactly, point blank, precisely, utterly
- flat out: at full speed, all out, at full tilt, for all one is worth, hell for leather (informal)
apartment, rooms
Contrasted words: rugged, scabrous, uneven, hilly, mountainous
Related Idioms: flat as a billiard table (or pancake)
Related Words: dull, lifeless, flavorless, stale, tasteless
English Thesaurus: amount, quantity, volume, level, proportion, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. flat1 S2 W2 /flæt/ adjective (comparative flatter, superlative flattest)
[Word Family: noun: flat, flatness; adverb: flat, flatly; verb: flatten; adjective: flat]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old Norse; Origin: flatr]

1. SURFACE smooth and level, without raised or hollow areas, and not sloping or curving:
houses with flat roofs
a perfectly flat sandy beach
The countryside near there is flat as a pancake (=very flat).
Work on a clean, flat surface.

2. MONEY a flat rate, amount of money etc is fixed and does not change or have anything added to it:
Clients are charged a flat rate of £250 annually.
We charge a flat fee for car hire.

3. TYRE/BALL a flat tyre or ball has no air or not enough air in it

4. NOT DEEP not very deep, thick, or high, especially in comparison to its width or length:
The cake came out of the oven flat, not fluffy.

5. DRINK a drink that is flat does not taste fresh because it has no more bubbles of gas in it Antonym : fizzy

6. NOT INTERESTING [not before noun] a performance, book etc that is flat lacks interest, excitement, or energy:
Arsenal looked flat for large parts of the game.

7. BATTERY British English a flat battery has lost its electrical power Synonym : dead American English:
Have you checked that the batteries haven’t gone flat (=become flat)?

8. BUSINESS/TRADE if prices, economic conditions, trade etc are flat, they have not increased or improved over a period of time:
Analysts are expecting flat sales in the coming months.

9. E flat/B flat/A flat etc a musical note that is one semitone lower than the note E, B, A etc ⇒ sharp, natural

10. MUSICAL SOUND if a musical note is flat, it is played or sung slightly lower than it should be Antonym : sharp

11. VOICE not showing much emotion, or not changing much in sound as you speak:
‘He’s dead,’ she said in a flat voice.

12. a flat refusal/denial etc a refusal etc that is definite and which someone will not change:
Our requests were met with a flat refusal.

13. be flat on your back
a) to be lying down so that all of your back is touching the floor
b) to be very ill so that you have to stay in bed for a period of time:
I’ve been flat on my back with the flu all week.

14. SHOES flat shoes have very low heels

15. LIGHT having little variety of light and dark:
Flat lighting is typical of Avedon’s portraits.

16. and that’s flat! British English spoken old-fashioned used to say that you will definitely not change what you have just said Synonym : and that’s that:
I won’t go, and that’s flat!
—flatness noun [uncountable]
in/into a flat spin at spin2(6), ⇒ flat feet

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. flat2 S2 W3 noun [countable]
[Word Family: noun: flat, flatness; adverb: flat, flatly; verb: flatten; adjective: flat]
[Sense 1: Date: 1800-1900; Language: Scottish English; Origin: flet 'inside of a house' (14-19 centuries) (influenced by flat1)]
[Sense 2-7: Date: 1200-1300; Origin: flat1]

1. PLACE TO LIVE especially British English a place for people to live that consists of a set of rooms that are part of a larger building Synonym : apartment:
They have a flat in Crouch End.
a two-bedroom flat
The building was knocked down to make way for a block of flats (=a large building with many flats in it).granny flat

2. TYRE especially American English a tyre that does not have enough air inside Synonym : flat tyre:
Damn, the car has a flat.
He stopped to change a flat.

a) a musical note that is one semitone lower than a particular note
b) the sign (Ƅ) in written music that shows that a note is one semitone lower than a particular note ⇒ sharp, natural

4. LAND flats [plural] an area of land that is at a low level, especially near water:
mud flats

5. SHOES flats [plural] American English a pair of women’s shoes with very low heels

6. the flat of sb’s hand/a knife/a sword etc the flat part or flat side of something

7. on the flat British English on ground that is level and does not slope

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. flat3 adverb
[Word Family: noun: flat, flatness; adverb: flat, flatly; verb: flatten; adjective: flat]

1. FLAT POSITION in a position in which the surface of something is against another surface without curving or sloping:
The bed can be folded flat for storage.
He lay flat on the floor.
That night I lay flat on my back and stared up at the ceiling.

2. three minutes/ten seconds etc flat informal in exactly three minutes, ten seconds etc – used to emphasize that something happens or is done very quickly:
I was dressed in five minutes flat.

3. fall flat informal if a joke, story etc falls flat, it does not achieve the effect that is intended:
Unfortunately, what could have been a powerful drama fell flat.

4. MUSIC if you sing or play music flat, you sing or play slightly lower than the correct note so that the sound is unpleasant Antonym : sharp

5. fall flat on your/something's face
a) to fall so that you are lying on your chest on the ground:
Babe slipped and fell flat on her face.
b) informal to not have the result you want or expect, especially when this is embarrassing:
The theory falls flat on its face when put into practice.

6. flat out informal
a) as fast as possible:
Everyone’s working flat out to finish on time.
b) American English in a direct and complete way Synonym : straight out
ask/tell somebody flat out
She asked him flat out if he was seeing another woman.

7. tell somebody flat British English spoken to tell someone something directly and definitely Synonym : straight out:
I told him flat that I didn’t want to see him again.
flat broke at broke2(1)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS be, look | become | lie, stay I can't get this material to lie flat. She lay flat on the ground.
fold sth, get sth, make sth, press sth Shall I fold the paper flat or roll it up?
ADV. very | absolutely, completely, quite The sea was almost completely flat.
almost | fairly, quite, rather

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. set of rooms
ADJ. big, spacious | modest | cramped, little, poky, small, tiny | comfortable, cosy | beautiful, nice | luxury, posh | shabby | modern | self-contained | purpose-built | furnished, unfurnished | one-room, studio | one-bedroomed, two-room, etc. | bachelor, granny Even the prices of small bachelor flats are unbelievable. They converted two rooms of their house into a granny flat for Tony's elderly mother.
attic, basement, bottom, downstairs, first-floor, ground-floor, penthouse, top, top-floor, upstairs the people who lived in the downstairs flat
high-rise a block of high-rise flats | empty, unoccupied, vacant | privately-owned | rented | council | holiday | next They live in the next flat.
QUANT. block The tall blocks of flats dominated the skyline.
VERB + FLAT have, own They have a flat in Paris and a house in Normandy.
rent, take The musician took a flat in a fashionable area of London.
let, sublet The landlady found they had been illegally subletting the flat.
buy | sell | find (sb), look for Do you think that the council could find me another flat?
get (sb) We got her a flat in the same block as ours.
live in, occupy, stay in Our flat is one of the two occupied in the block.
share | move into, move (out) from, move out (of) | build | decorate, refurbish a contract to refurbish 18 council flats
lock (up) | let sb/yourself into She let herself into the flat with the spare key.
leave, let sb/yourself out (of) | break (into) | evict sb from
FLAT + VERB be located The flat is located in a modern development. | face sth, overlook sth a luxury block of flats overlooking the marina
PREP. at a/the ~ I'll meet you back at your flat.
in a/the ~ She lives in the top flat.
PHRASES convert/divide/make/turn sth into flats The house has now been converted into flats.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. land
ADJ. coastal | tidal | mud (also mudflat), sand, salt mud and sand flats rich in animal life
PREP. on the ~ These birds live on the coastal flats.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. musical note
ADJ. A, B, etc.
VERB + FLAT have The key of E flat major has three flats.
PREP. in … ~ Mendelssohn's Quintet in B flat

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: fall flat , in no time or in nothing flat , leave flat

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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