flattened
flattened flattened adj. 1. shaped like a thin sheet.

Syn: planate. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. (Biol) flattened laterally along the whole length e.g. certain leafstalks or flatfishes.

Syn: compressed, flat. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Flattened — Flatten Flat ten (fl[a^]t t n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flattened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flattening}.] [From {Flat}, a.] 1. To reduce to an even surface or one approaching evenness; to make flat; to level; to make plane. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw down; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flattened — adjective Made flat by something. We removed the fallen tree from the flattened car …   Wiktionary

  • flattened — adjective having been flattened (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑planate • Similar to: ↑planar, ↑two dimensional …   Useful english dictionary

  • flattened — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. leveled, depressed, planed, smoothed; see flat 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • flattened — flat|tened [ flætnd ] adjective 1. ) upset and unhappy about something someone has said 2. ) seriously damaged or completely destroyed, for example in a war …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flattened — adj. leveled; straightened; made flat; knocked down; made insipid or dull flat·ten || flætn v. make level or smooth; become level; make flat; beat flat; knock down; make insipid or dull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flattened — adjective (not before noun) unhappy and embarrassed because of what someone has said about you …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flattened — UK [ˈflæt(ə)nd] / US adjective 1) upset and unhappy about something that someone has said 2) seriously damaged or completely destroyed, for example in a war …   English dictionary

  • flattened —   Pē, pālaha.   Also: ūpē, kāmoe, kūloku, ōpaha, he a, ku i pē …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Flattened rice — (also called beaten rice) is a dehusked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes. These flakes of rice swell when added to liquid, whether hot or cold, as they absorb water, milk or any other liquids. The thicknesses of these flakes… …   Wikipedia

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