flat foot
flat foot flat" foot`, flatfoot flat"foot` (Med.) A foot in which the arch of the instep is flattened so that the entire sole of the foot rests upon the ground; also, the deformity, usually congential, exhibited by such a foot; splayfoot. [1913 Webster]

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  • Flat foot — may refer to:*Flat feet, a condition where the arch of the foot collapses **Flat feet in children, normal and common in infants *Flat foot, slang for Police officer *Flat Foot Four, a Barbershop quartet that won the 1940 SPEBSQSA international… …   Wikipedia

  • flat-foot — flat foot·ed·ly; flat foot·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • flat|foot — «FLAT FUT», noun, plural feet (for defs. 1 and 2), foots (for definite 3). 1. a foot with a flattened arch so that the entire sole touches the ground. 2. a condition in which the feet have flattened arches. 3. U.S. Slang. a policeman …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat foot — n. a foot having a flattened instep arch * * * …   Universalium

  • flat foot — n. a foot having a flattened instep arch …   English World dictionary

  • flat-foot — flatˈ foot noun 1. A condition in which the arch of the instep is flattened 2. A policeman (derog sl) • • • Main Entry: ↑flat …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat-foot — n. absence of the arch along the instep of the foot, so that the sole lies flat upon the ground. It is common in children until the age of 6 years, by which time the arch will usually have developed. Flat foot that persists into adulthood may be… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • flat foot — foot condition in which the instep of the foot is flat rather than arched …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flat-foot — n. absence of the arching of the foot, so that the sole lies flat upon the ground. It may be present in infancy or be acquired in adult life, usually either from prolonged standing or from excessive weight. Flat feet need treatment (exercises)… …   Medical dictionary

  • flat foot — noun a foot with an arch that is lower than usual …   English new terms dictionary

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