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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: flatter membagus-baguskan, memelet, mencumbu, menggula, menyanjung belai
English → English (WordNet) Definition: flatter flat adj 1: having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; “a flat desk”; “acres of level farmland”; “a plane surface” [syn: level, plane] 2: having no depth or thickness 3: not modified or restricted by reservations; “a categorical denial”; “a flat refusal” [syn: categoric, categorical, unconditional] 4: stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; “found himself lying flat on the floor” [syn: prostrate] 5: lacking contrast or shading between tones [ant: contrasty] 6: lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; “B flat” [ant: natural, sharp] 7: flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes) [syn: compressed] 8: lacking taste or flavor or tang; “a bland diet”; “insipid hospital food”; “flavorless supermarket tomatoes”; “vapid beer”; “vapid tea” [syn: bland, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid] 9: lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; “a bland little drama”; “a flat joke” [syn: bland] 10: having lost effervescence; “flat beer”; “a flat cola” 11: not increasing as the amount taxed increases [syn: fixed] 12: not made with leavening; “most flat breads are made from unleavened dough” [syn: unraised] 13: parallel to the ground; “a flat roof” 14: without pleats [syn: unpleated] 15: lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth; “a film with two-dimensional characters”; “a flat two-dimensional painting” [syn: two-dimensional] 16: (of a tire) completely or partially deflated 17: not reflecting light; not glossy; “flat wall paint”; “a photograph with a matte finish” [syn: mat, matt, matte, matted] 18: lacking variety in shading; “a flat unshaded painting” [also: flatting, flatted, flattest, flatter] flat adv 1: at full length; “he fell flat on his face” 2: with flat sails; “sail flat against the wind” 3: below the proper pitch; “she sang flat last night” 4: against a flat surface; “he lay flat on his back” 5: in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; “he didn't answer directly”; “told me straight out”; “came out flat for less work and more pay” [syn: directly, straight] [ant: indirectly] 6: wholly or completely; “He is flat broke” [also: flatting, flatted, flattest, flatter] flat n 1: a level tract of land 2: a shallow box in which seedlings are started 3: a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named 4: freight car without permanent sides or roof [syn: flatcar, flatbed] 5: a deflated pneumatic tire [syn: flat tire] 6: scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting 7: a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house [syn: apartment] [also: flatting, flatted, flattest, flatter] flatter v : praise somewhat dishonestly [syn: blandish] [ant: disparage] flatter See flat
English → English (gcide) Definition: Flatter Flat \Flat\ (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. Flatter (fl[a^]t"r[~e]r); superl. Flattest (fl[a^]t"t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl["o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface, or nearly so, without prominences or depressions; level without inclination; plane. [1913 Webster] Though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Lying at full length, or spread out, upon the ground; level with the ground or earth; prostrate; as, to lie flat on the ground; hence, fallen; laid low; ruined; destroyed. [1913 Webster] What ruins kingdoms, and lays cities flat! --Milton. [1913 Webster] I feel . . . my hopes all flat. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Fine Arts) Wanting relief; destitute of variety; without points of prominence and striking interest. [1913 Webster] A large part of the work is, to me, very flat. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 4. Tasteless; stale; vapid; insipid; dead; as, fruit or drink flat to the taste. [1913 Webster] 5. Unanimated; dull; uninteresting; without point or spirit; monotonous; as, a flat speech or composition. [1913 Webster] How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. Lacking liveliness of commercial exchange and dealings; depressed; dull; as, the market is flat. [1913 Webster] 7. Clear; unmistakable; peremptory; absolute; positive; downright. Syn: flat-out. [1913 Webster] Flat burglary as ever was committed. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A great tobacco taker too, -- that's flat. --Marston. [1913 Webster] 8. (Mus.) (a) Below the true pitch; hence, as applied to intervals, minor, or lower by a half step; as, a flat seventh; A flat. (b) Not sharp or shrill; not acute; as, a flat sound. [1913 Webster] 9. (Phonetics) Sonant; vocal; -- applied to any one of the sonant or vocal consonants, as distinguished from a nonsonant (or sharp) consonant. [1913 Webster] 10. (Golf) Having a head at a very obtuse angle to the shaft; -- said of a club. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 11. (Gram.) Not having an inflectional ending or sign, as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix, or an infinitive without the sign to. Many flat adverbs, as in run fast, buy cheap, are from AS. adverbs in -["e], the loss of this ending having made them like the adjectives. Some having forms in ly, such as exceeding, wonderful, true, are now archaic. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 12. (Hort.) Flattening at the ends; -- said of certain fruits. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Flat arch. (Arch.) See under Arch, n., 2. (b). Flat cap, cap paper, not folded. See under Paper. Flat chasing, in fine art metal working, a mode of ornamenting silverware, etc., producing figures by dots and lines made with a punching tool. --Knight. Flat chisel, a sculptor's chisel for smoothing. Flat file, a file wider than its thickness, and of rectangular section. See File. Flat nail, a small, sharp-pointed, wrought nail, with a flat, thin head, larger than a tack. --Knight. Flat paper, paper which has not been folded. Flat rail, a railroad rail consisting of a simple flat bar spiked to a longitudinal sleeper. Flat rods (Mining), horizontal or inclined connecting rods, for transmitting motion to pump rods at a distance. --Raymond. Flat rope, a rope made by plaiting instead of twisting; gasket; sennit. Note: Some flat hoisting ropes, as for mining shafts, are made by sewing together a number of ropes, making a wide, flat band. --Knight. Flat space. (Geom.) See Euclidian space. Flat stitch, the process of wood engraving. [Obs.] -- Flat tint (Painting), a coat of water color of one uniform shade. To fall flat (Fig.), to produce no effect; to fail in the intended effect; as, his speech fell flat. [1913 Webster] Of all who fell by saber or by shot, Not one fell half so flat as Walter Scott. --Lord Erskine. [1913 Webster] Flatter \Flat"ter\ (fl[a^]t"t[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, makes flat or flattens. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metal Working) (a) A flat-faced fulling hammer. (b) A drawplate with a narrow, rectangular orifice, for drawing flat strips, as watch springs, etc. [1913 Webster] Flatter \Flat"ter\ (fl[a^]t"t[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flattered; p. pr. & vb. n. Flattering.] [OE. flateren, cf. OD. flatteren; akin to G. flattern to flutter, Icel. fla[eth]ra to fawn, flatter: cf. F. flatter. Cf. Flitter, Flutter, Flattery.] 1. To treat with praise or blandishments; to gratify or attempt to gratify the self-love or vanity of, esp. by artful and interested commendation or attentions; to blandish; to cajole; to wheedle. [1913 Webster] When I tell him he hates flatterers, He says he does, being then most flattered. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A man that flattereth his neighbor, spreadeth a net for his feet. --Prov. xxix. 5. [1913 Webster] Others he flattered by asking their advice. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. To raise hopes in; to encourage or favorable, but sometimes unfounded or deceitful, representations. [1913 Webster] 3. To portray too favorably; to give a too favorable idea of; as, his portrait flatters him. [1913 Webster] Flatter \Flat"ter\, v. i. To use flattery or insincere praise. [1913 Webster] If it may stand him more in stead to lie, Say and unsay, feign, flatter, or adjure. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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