to flatten

372 examples (0.04 sec)
  • When they are quite cool, put under a weight to flatten well. Cited from The Story of Crisco, by Marion Harris Neil
  • Tom did not follow the advice to flatten himself on the ground. Cited from The Young Engineers in Mexico, by H. Irving Hancock
  • 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
  • State what you would do to flatten the tone of a reed and give reasons. Cited from Piano Tuning, by J. Cree Fischer
  • The game also introduced an ability to switch between first and third person views, and to flatten against walls.
  • It is easy enough to flatten out everything around for miles with dynamite if our only object is to give death. Cited from Gilbert Keith Chesterton, by Maisie Ward
  • As it was, he just had time to flatten himself against the ladder. Cited from The Teeth of the Tiger, by Maurice Leblanc
  • Don tried to flatten himself into the earth. Cited from Don Strong, Patrol Leader, by William Heyliger
  • The girl began to flatten the sails, and asked her companion to bear a hand. Cited from Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • Next, the forest trees began to flatten, and take on the appearance of a conventional pattern. Cited from The Poor Little Rich Girl, by Eleanor Gates
  • With all your resolve to flatten down an adventure, fate is too strong for you. Cited from The Clever Woman of the Family, by Charlotte Yonge
  • He was trying to flatten it with his hands. Cited from When a Man Marries, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The next stage will be to flatten a hill on the approach to the runway.
  • Wood is taken off the middle to flatten the key or the end to sharpen it.
  • He reminded her that he was willing to flatten anyone who might get in the way of the two of them.
  • After much consultation however, it was decided to flatten the top of the hill and establish the buildings there instead.
  • Diamond plates can be used to flatten these stones and are considered an alternative to more traditional methods.
  • Large construction equipment is used to flatten a security fence before thieves leave a storage or construction site.
  • The gold is thin enough now that the cutter can simply blow on it to flatten it out.
  • A jointer plane may also be used to flatten the face of a board.
  • Next »

How to flatten gets used