flat

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flat

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
flat

Comparative
flatter

Superlative
flattest

A pond with flat water
  1. If something is flat, it has a surface with no high places or low places.
    There are a lot of mountains, and very little flat land for farming.


Noun[change]

Singular
flat

Plural
flats

  1. A flat is a rented room or rooms in a building with other flats.
    Would you like to come back to my flat and watch TV?
  2. A flat makes a note one semitone lower than a natural: it is shown by the symbol .

Verb[change]

Plain form
flat

Third-person singular
flats

Past tense
flatted

Past participle
flatted

Present participle
flatting

  1. To make something flat.

Synonyms[change]