flattener
noun see flatten

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flattener — flat·ten·er …   English syllables

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  • flatten — flattener, n. /flat n/, v.t. 1. to make flat. 2. to knock down: The boxer flattened his opponent in the second round. v.i. 3. to become flat. 4. flatten in, Naut. See flat1 (def. 57). 5 …   Universalium

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