flattened


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flat·ten

 (flăt′n)
v. flat·tened, flat·ten·ing, flat·tens
v.tr.
1. To make flat or flatter.
2. To knock down; lay low: The boxer was flattened with one punch.
v.intr.
To become flat or flatter.

flat′ten·er n.
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Adj.1.flattened - having been flattened
planar, two-dimensional - involving two dimensions
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flattened

[ˈflætnd] adjappiattito/a
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Hawkeye laid his hand on the shapeless metal, and shook his head, as he examined it, saying, "Falling lead is never flattened, had it come from the clouds this might have happened.
I always took the inside, when I heard or saw the mule coming, and flattened myself against the wall.
She took the box out, thrust in the wig and cloak, and remorselessly flattened down the bonnet at the top.
Lorry flattened his flaxen wig upon his head with both hands (which was most unnecessary, for nothing could be flatter than its shining surface was before), and resumed his former attitude.
Here I sit at the desk again, watching his eye - humbly watching his eye, as he rules a ciphering-book for another victim whose hands have just been flattened by that identical ruler, and who is trying to wipe the sting out with a pocket-handkerchief.
The door opened quietly, and he went in without saying a word to the squat misshapen figure that flattened itself into the shadow as he passed.
The Persian and Raoul could retreat no farther and flattened themselves against the wall, not knowing what was going to happen because of that incomprehensible head of fire, and especially now, because of the more intense, swarming, living, "numerous" sound, for the sound was certainly made up of hundreds of little sounds that moved in the darkness, under the fiery face.
Peter and Benjamin flattened their noses against the window, and stared into the dusk.
Or perhaps a submarine cable has been sat upon by the Lusitania and flattened to death.
I am fuller than ever was the whoreson bitch that bore you;" and passing from words to deeds, he caught up a loaf that was near him and sent it full in the goatherd's face, with such force that he flattened his nose; but the goatherd, who did not understand jokes, and found himself roughly handled in such good earnest, paying no respect to carpet, tablecloth, or diners, sprang upon Don Quixote, and seizing him by the throat with both hands would no doubt have throttled him, had not Sancho Panza that instant come to the rescue, and grasping him by the shoulders flung him down on the table, smashing plates, breaking glasses, and upsetting and scattering everything on it.
About this time, when he was somewhere between forty and fifty, du Bousquier's appearance was that of a bachelor of thirty-six, of medium height, plump as a purveyor, proud of his vigorous calves, with a strongly marked countenance, a flattened nose, the nostrils garnished with hair, black eyes with thick lashes, from which darted shrewd glances like those of Monsieur de Talleyrand, though somewhat dulled.
that is to say, that you would be flattened as if you had been drawn from the plates of a hydraulic machine