flatteners

All Noun
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  • Some designs include additional optical elements (such as field flatteners) near the focal plane.
  • In a great forge, we see with astonishment the violence of the machines which are set in motion by a single will: these hammers, those flatteners seem so many persons, or rather devouring animals. Cited from Ten Years' Exile, by Anne Louise Germaine Necker
  • Structural shape rolling uses profile rolling techniques where the workpiece is passed through a series of flatteners (of larger magnitude than that of common rolling devices) that match the workpieces' cross-section.
  • Other types of additives include catalysts, thickeners, stabilizers, emulsifiers, texturizers, adhesion promoters, UV stabilizers, flatteners (de-glossing agents), biocides to fight bacterial growth, and the like.