flatten

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  • On flattening it out, the name of his native place struck his eyes. Cited from Tartarin of Tarascon, by Alphonse Daudet
  • Early tracks were usually on flattened earth or were simply marked areas of grass.
  • He went over to the door and waited, flattening himself against the wall. Cited from Maida's Little Shop, by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • During the day, they flatten their bodies to catch as much sun as possible.
  • His result suggested that the earth was more flattened towards the south pole than towards the north.
  • Consequently, the buildings were used in new and different ways instead of being flattened.
  • His name comes from an idea for a commercial that included having a car run over his head and flattening it.
  • Using, users could see a flattened view of all open windows.
  • The tower does not have a crown and in fact has a flattened roof.
  • When they are quite cool, put under a weight to flatten well. Cited from The Story of Crisco, by Marion Harris Neil
  • The middle of the face and the bridge of the nose often appear flattened.
  • By continuing occupation, she flattens out what is left of a once independent people. Cited from Golden Lads, by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
  • This ultimately proved to be too difficult for teams, and the network was flattened into a single network.
  • That's better than watching the country we're in being flattened by a storm.
  • Consequently the stone fell on top of him, flattening him under it.
  • I wonder what makes him flatten his hair down so funny? Cited from The Romance of the Coast, by James Runciman
  • The difference is that when love goes, the fortress has been taken and all life flattens out. Cited from The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book, by Various
  • He could hear the balls flatten against the wall, but he was not hit. Cited from The Aspirations of Jean Servien, by Anatole France
  • The composition is, however, much better seen by flattening out the whole. Cited from Occult Chemistry, by Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
  • There was plenty of room to stand behind the screen without flattening myself against the wall. Cited from Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley, C.N. and A.M. Williamson
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How flatten gets used

Meaning of flatten

  • verb Make flat or flatter
    flatten a road, flatten your stomach with these exercises
  • verb Become flat or flatter
    The landscape flattened
  • verb Lower the pitch of (musical notes)