flatten

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  • The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower were also said to have been flattened.
  • Tom did not follow the advice to flatten himself on the ground. Cited from The Young Engineers in Mexico, by H. Irving Hancock
  • They are totally form a different community though making flattened rice is a part of their living.
  • By the late 1980s, however, the state's economic growth rate flattened.
  • "How do you know but your own weight will flatten you out the minute you step ashore?" Cited from Romance Island, by Zona Gale
  • "How does he flatten himself into the ground like that?" Cited from The Song of the Lark, Willa Cather
  • It was painful work to flatten his body out behind a stone and lie there. Cited from The Sword of Antietam, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Horizontal lines have flattening effect; tower does not appear so high as it really is. Cited from The City of Domes, by John D. Barry
  • State what you would do to flatten the tone of a reed and give reasons. Cited from Piano Tuning, by J. Cree Fischer
  • Here the slope flattens, and the stream runs more slowly for the next third of its course.
  • To construct the base, two hills were flattened and the valley between them was filled.
  • Many towns were wholly destroyed or flattened and never recovered, while others disappeared entirely.
  • Send it immediately to table, or it will fall and flatten. Cited from Directions for Cookery, by Eliza Leslie
  • The flattening is effected at an early age, the process beginning generally within the first month after birth. Cited from The Pagan Tribes of Borneo, by Hose & McDougall
  • Flatten the small of your back against the floor, without pushing down with the legs.
  • Its flattened bridge allows for the playing of chords of between three and five notes.
  • This means that the observed number of changes is no longer linear with time, but instead flattens out.
  • The game also introduced an ability to switch between first and third person views, and to flatten against walls.
  • At least half of the town was reported to have been destroyed or even flattened, and nearly every structure received some degree of damage.
  • It damaged or destroyed nine houses, some flattened to the ground.
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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)