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noun 
  1. (music) A note played a semitone lower than a natural, denoted by the symbol â­ sign placed after the letter representing the note (e.g., Bâ­) or in front of the note symbol (e.g. â­âª)
  2. (British) An apartment.
  3. (colloquial) A flat tyre/tire.
  4. (in plural) A type of ladies' shoes with very low heels.
She liked to walk in her flats more than in her high heels.
  1. (context, painting) A thin, broad brush used in oil and watercolor/watercolour painting.
  2. An area of level ground
adjective (flatter, flattest)
  1. Having no variations in altitude.
The land around here is .
  1. (context, of a tire or other inflated object) Deflated, especially because of a puncture.
  2. (italbrac, music, note) Lowered by one semitone.
  3. (music) Of a note or voice, lower in pitch than it should be.
  4. (italbrac, music, voice) Without variations in pitch.
  5. Of a carbonated drink, with all or most of its carbon dioxide having come out of solution so that the drink no longer fizzes or contains any bubbles.
  6. Uninteresting.
The party was a bit .
  1. (context, wine) Lacking acidity without being sweet.
adverb 
  1. So as to be flat.
Spread the tablecloth over the table.
  1. Bluntly.
I asked him if he wanted to marry me and he turned me down .
  1. (italbrac, with units of time, distance, etc) Not exceeding.
He can run a mile in four minutes .
  1. Completely.
I am broke this month.

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