flatways
adverb Date: 1692 flatwise

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flatways — flatways, flatwise both mean ‘with the flat side (and not the edge) uppermost or foremost’. Both forms have been in use from the 17c, but flatways is now dominant, especially in AmE: • Just cut in half flatwise, apply the topping and slip into a… …   Modern English usage

  • flatways — adv. with the flat side down, in contact with a surface; not sideways, flatwise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flatways — /ˈflætweɪz/ (say flatwayz) adverb with the flat side (not the edge) foremost or in contact. Also, flatwise /ˈflætwaɪz/ (say flatwuyz) …   Australian English dictionary

  • flatways — adverb see flatwise * * * flatˈways or flatˈwise adjective or adverb With or on the flat side • • • Main Entry: ↑flat …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatwise — flatways, flatwise both mean ‘with the flat side (and not the edge) uppermost or foremost’. Both forms have been in use from the 17c, but flatways is now dominant, especially in AmE: • Just cut in half flatwise, apply the topping and slip into a… …   Modern English usage

  • flatwise — adverb or flatways ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : with the flat side presented in some expressed or implied position * * * /flat wuyz /, adv. with the flat side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact. Also, flatways /flat wayz /. [1595 1605; FLAT1 + WISE] * …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat|wise — «FLAT WYZ», adverb. = flatways. (Cf. ↑flatways) …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatwise — /flat wuyz /, adv. with the flat side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact. Also, flatways /flat wayz /. [1595 1605; FLAT1 + WISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • evenly — Synonyms and related words: ad eundem, as, as well, at full length, calmly, ceteris paribus, composedly, conservatively, coolly, correspondingly, deservedly, disinterestedly, dispassionately, dully, duly, equably, equally, equitably, equivalently …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flat — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Pullman, Pullman car, abeyant, absolute, absolutely, absonant, accented, accidental, accommodation, accordant, accumbent, achromatic, achromic, act drop, admitting no exception, alabaster, alike, alkali flat, all… …   Moby Thesaurus

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