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According to WordNet, the adjective "flat" has 15 sense(s).

301578152 (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat".

302277078 having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola".

301541828 sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting".

300283972 not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish".

301913931 not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal".

300910101 having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"; "skirts sewn with fine flat seams".

301021794 lacking contrast or shading between tones.

302307563 lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke".

301239040 stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor".

300038119 commercially inactive; "flat sales for the month"; "prices remained flat"; "a flat market".

300659259 having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness; "flat computer monitors".

302399595 lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea".

302413037 flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes).

300660551 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".

301233020 horizontally level; "a flat roof".


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