All Verb Noun
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Here the slope flattens, and the stream runs more slowly for the next third of its course.
  • This means that the observed number of changes is no longer linear with time, but instead flattens out.
  • When moving at a high rate of speed, however, the saw flattens itself by centrifugal force. Cited from Handwork in Wood, by William Noyes
  • The majority of the population on both islands lives closer to the sea where the terrain flattens out.
  • The northern part of Stretton includes several hills, but the land flattens out towards the south.
  • The train then ascends into a left-banking turn as the track flattens out.
  • The hill flattens out slightly before rising steeply again towards the East, where the library is situated.
  • The hills of the Urals become lower and the country flattens out again. Cited from From Pole to Pole, by Sven Anders Hedin
  • It typically flattens everything on the planet, yet on the planet is a tall tower.
  • The region is very rugged except in the northeast of the province where the earth flattens out to a wide plain.
  • When threatened, it flattens its body but does not attempt to bite.
  • At first it is convex, but later flattens, and eventually has a small central depression.
  • The reproduction here given unfortunately does not show these subtleties, and flattens the general appearance very much. Cited from The Practice and Science Of Drawing, by Harold Speed
  • Constant winds hitting the plants limits their size and flattens their shape.
  • At first it is convex, or even nearly bell-shaped, but later flattens.
  • The cap is convex when young, and soon flattens out into a mostly irregular shape.
  • The mid face area, the area between the cheeks, flattens and makes a woman's face look slightly more masculine.
  • Another bullet flattens itself on the rock close to his right shoulder and then drops into the dust by his knee. Cited from Foes in Ambush, by Charles King
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Root form of flattens is flatten for the verb.

Meaning of flattens

  • 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)