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flatflat3 ●●○ adverb  1 flat positionFLAT 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 flat3 fall flat4 musicAPM if you sing or play music flat, you sing or play slightly lower than the correct note so that the sound is unpleasant opp sharp5 fall flat on your/something's face6 flat out7 tell somebody flat flat broke at broke2(1)
Examples from the Corpus
flatIf you removed the future earnings, Baker told jurors, O. J. Simpson is flat broke.They rest with their wings flat, but with the front wings covering their rear ones.Stretched out flat, her feet pointing to the bow, she closed her eyes.Deliberately he settled flat, inviting the pain to do its worst; quietly enjoying conquering it and himself.You know how all the tires were flat out at the lake that night?Attaching a deep heading tape Lay the curtains out flat with lining sides uppermost.lay flatMelanie was waiting by the Transit holding two sleeping-bags, the sort that you can unzip and lay flat.There was more scrub there, but not enough for anyone to hide, unless they lay flat.She spread out her towel and lay flat, adjusting her sunglasses against the glare above.For weeks he lay flat in his canoe while friends retraced their way back with him to Lake Michigan.I lay flat on my back and stared up at the ceiling.That night I lay flat on my back in the Sheraton mahogany bed, staring up at the ecru lace canopy.They lay flat, under fire.