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v. flat·tened, flat·ten·ing, flat·tens
1. To make flat or flatter.
2. To knock down; lay low: The boxer was flattened with one punch.
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


[ˈflætnd] adjappiattito/a
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They were found greatly flattened and calloused at the ends.
Jerry flattened his filbert-shaped ears and wagged his tail in acknowledgment, but advertised his intention of continuing to stalk his enemy.
The president approached the window, and saw a sort of flattened sack floating some yards from the projectile.
The ears flattened back and down at the sound, and the head seemed to snuggle under the caress of an invisible hand.
that is to say, that you would be flattened as if you had been drawn from the plates of a hydraulic machine
When all were safely down they picked up the Scarecrow, whose body was quite flattened out, and patted his straw into shape again.
one of them holds possession of the Tuileries, one of them is giving Philibert Delorme a scar across the middle of his face; and it is not, assuredly, one of the least of the scandals of our time to see with what effrontery the heavy architecture of this gentleman is being flattened over one of the most delicate façades of the Renaissance!
His features were wide and flattened, and he had prominent, pale eyes; his thin hair was sandy; he wore whiskers that grew unevenly on his face, and in places where you would have expected the hair to grow thickly there was no hair at all.
With nose serrulated by continuous spasms, hair bristling in recurrent waves, tongue whipping out like a red snake and whipping back again, ears flattened down, eyes gleaming hatred, lips wrinkled back, and fangs exposed and dripping, he could compel a pause on the part of almost any assailant.
The terrestrial, globular, planetary hunk of matter, slightly flattened at the poles, and known as the Earth, is my abode.
The imps have put all their strength again at the paddles, and we are to struggle for our scalps with bits of flattened wood, instead of clouded barrels and true eyes.
Peter and Benjamin flattened their noses against the window, and stared into the dusk.