Flatting coat
Flatting Flat"ting, n. 1. The process or operation of making flat, as a cylinder of glass by opening it out. [1913 Webster]

2. A mode of painting,in which the paint, being mixed with turpentine, leaves the work without gloss. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

3. A method of preserving gilding unburnished, by touching with size. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

4. The process of forming metal into sheets by passing it between rolls. [1913 Webster]

{Flatting coat}, a coat of paint so put on as to have no gloss.

{Flatting furnace}. Same as {flattening oven}, under {Flatten}.

{Flatting mill}. (a) A rolling mill producing sheet metal; esp., in mints, the mill producing the ribbon from which the planchets are punched. (b) A mill in which grains of metal are flatted by steel rolls, and reduced to metallic dust, used for purposes of ornamentation. [1913 Webster]


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