flatten it

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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
  • He was trying to flatten it with his hands. Cited from When a Man Marries, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The gold is thin enough now that the cutter can simply blow on it to flatten it out.
  • This nose projects; here, let us flatten it to the level of the cheek. Cited from The Life of the Fields, by Richard Jefferies
  • After that, it is dried and a heavy stone is placed on it to flatten it.
  • Now after making sure you have it perfect, flatten it until you can hear slow, almost imperceptible waves; less rapid than one per second. Cited from Piano Tuning, by J. Cree Fischer
  • The fellow said he would flatten it flatter than flatness itself. Cited from Peck's Compendium of Fun, by George W. Peck
  • Glass or plastic sheets are usually pressed against the page to flatten it.
  • Then flatten it with a rolling-pin, and roll it out a second time into a thin sheet. Cited from Directions for Cookery, by Eliza Leslie
  • As the second half of car number 5 passed under the bridge, the bridge collapsed and fell on the car, flattening it completely.
  • He flattens it abominably, or else I do it myself tossing about in my impatience. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878, by Various
  • You could ball of this tissue paper, put it in water and soak it, and then flatten it out without creases.
  • The reason its capacity for direct currents is increased at all by flattening it, is that the surface for the radiation of heat is increased. Cited from Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1, by Various
  • This flattens it close to the rubber, making it air-tight. Cited from Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes. . ., by Edith M. Thomas
  • Lay a little of the mixture in the centre, close over the pastry, turn the cake over, flatten it out in the middle. Cited from The Art of Living in Australia, by P.E.Muskett
  • If we put a drop of blood upon a glass slide, and place upon it a cover of thin glass, we can flatten it out until the color almost disappears. Cited from A Practical Physiology, by Albert F. Blaisdell
  • Walking on top of the bed will crush/flatten it, so the gardener must be sure to protect the double-dug garden from too much foot traffic.
  • Flatten it again, put on the last layer of butter, flour it slightly, and again roll up the sheet. Cited from Directions for Cookery, by Eliza Leslie
  • If they want broader planks they split a large bamboo on one side and flatten it out to a plank of about eighteen inches wide. Cited from Blown to Bits, by Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • The glacier proceeded to flow over the forest, flattening it and ultimately depositing another layer of glacial till over it.
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