- n.公寓; 平地; 平面; 瘪的轮胎
- adj.平坦的，扁平的; 水平的; 浅的，瘪的; 断然的; 停滞的; 平淡的; 无泡的; 没电的; 降半音的
- adv.平躺地; 断然地; 比标准音低地
- 复数: flats;
- 第三人称单数: flats;
- 过去式: flatted;
- 过去分词: flatted;
- 现在分词: flatting;
- 比较级: flatter;
- 最高级: flattest;
- 名词: flatness;
The river slows on the flat bottom.
The worker hammered the iron flat.
When Mary broke off the engagement, John seemed to be in a flat spin.
When I found that all my money had been stolen, I went into a flat spin.
A flat tire put my bicycle out of commision.
They want a house, whereas we would rather live in a flat.
The thief took all my money and left me flat.
The land was flat and treeless and provided no cover for the troops.
The footballer kicked at the ball but missed and fell flat on his face.
He held a sole tenancy of a flat.
He put both hands flat on the door and pushed as hard as he could.
They say the industry is flat out lying about the effects of deregulation.
Warm weather has attracted the flat fish close to shore.
Batter the steaks flat.
She had small feet and hands and a flat, round face.
I wanted to spend Sundays holed up together in our flat.
Well my toilet's all blocked up and I've got it all coming into my flat and it'll ruin my home, such as it is.
Visited Park West. Viewed a flat, no. 76. Which I like.
The explosion which followed blasted out the external supporting wall of her flat.
I couldn't sell the London flat, so I let it out to pay the mortgage.
I had the flat decorated quickly so that Philippa could move in.
For the country overall, house prices have remained flat.
He had been fired because his singing was flat.
The highway stretched out flat and straight ahead.
Officers armed with a search warrant entered the flat.
He slammed the counter with the flat of his hand.
Her vocal range was, to say the least of it, limited, and she had a distressing tendency to sing flat.
Each member volunteered to clean up and to dig in plot, five flats of flowers.
Let me check who would be living with you in your flat.
2018年6月四级真题（第二套）听力 Section B
When interviewed Keith porter of the southport beach said, our beach is so flat that it's very common for the tide come around the back of people and cut them off from the beach.
2019年12月四级真题（第二套）听力 Section A
And the survey found flat demand for fitness monitors, smart thermostats ( ' , 恒温器 ) and connected home cameras, as well.
Its sheer rock sides sweep up from a broad base until they cut off abruptly at the flat summit.
The driver stops the car on a flat platform and gets out.
She injured her spine in a fall and a doctor told her to lie flat on her back for a month so it can mend.
Last year, MATTEL also gave Barbie a flat foot rather than forcing her to be in heels all the time like the original Barbie is.
2017年12月六级真题（第一套）听力 Section B
The report finds more than a quarter of the countries experienced flat or falling monthly wages in real terms.
2016年6月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section B
They cut it themselves into very thin slices with a long flat knife.
2018年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section A
Good morning, I'm one of the students who rented your flat.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 原文
How did the students know about the flat?
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 题设
Imagine you are a student and you share a flat with another student who you think isn't doing her share of the housework.
2015年高考英语福建卷 短文填词 原文
Some animals are simply very small or extremely flat.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
We all assumed there would be one in the flat when we moved in, because that's what we read from the advertisement in the newspaper.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 原文
Now he's living in a council flat and fielding offers from literary agents.
2013年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
Yet rather than empowering teachers to find what works best for their students, the policy imposes a flat, across-the-board rule.
2012年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
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
5. a deflated pneumatic 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
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"
2. having no depth or thickness
3. not modified or restricted by reservations;
"a categorical denial"
"a flat refusal"
4. stretched out and lying at full length along the ground;
"found himself lying flat on the floor"
5. lacking contrast or shading between tones
6. lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone;
7. flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)
8. lacking taste or flavor or tang;
"a bland diet"
"insipid hospital food"
"flavorless supermarket tomatoes"
9. lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting;
"a bland little drama"
"a flat joke"
10. having lost effervescence;
"a flat cola"
11. not increasing as the amount taxed increases
12. not made with leavening;
"most flat breads are made from unleavened dough"
13. parallel to the ground;
"a flat roof"
14. without pleats
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"
16. (of a tire) completely or partially deflated
17. not reflecting light; not glossy;
"flat wall paint"
"a photograph with a matte finish"
18. lacking variety in shading;
"a flat unshaded painting"
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"
6. wholly or completely;
"He is flat broke"
1. =blow,表示"吹"; 2. =to spread,smooth,表示"使平滑,平整,扫平"
flat 平坦的, 扁平的
flat使平滑→adj.平坦的, 扁平的 v.[使]变平
deflation 放气, 缩小, 通货紧缩, 物价低廉
deflate放气;缩小+ion表名词→n.放气, 缩小, 通货紧缩, 物价低廉
deflate 使[轮胎]瘪下去;放气, 缩小;降低重要性;紧缩通货
flat使平滑→adj.平坦的, 扁平的 v.[使]变平
fail completely to produce the intended or expected effect
his jokes fell flat.
fall flat on one's face
fall over forwards
(as) flat as a pancake
as fast or as hard as possible
the whole team is working flat out to satisfy demand.
[as adj. flat-out]the album lacks the flat-out urgency of its predecessor.
(informal, chiefly N. Amer.)without hesitation or reservation; unequivocally
in those early days I'd just flat out vote against foreign aid.
[as adj. flat-out]flat-out perjury.
lying completely stretched out, especially asleep or exhausted
she was lying flat out on her pink bath towel.
on the flat
on level ground as opposed to uphill
the car wouldn't go uphill or overtake on the flat.
(informal)used to indicate that one has reached a decision and will not be persuaded to change one's mind
he won't go into a home and that's flat.
(Austral./NZ)leave one's family home to live in a flat
in my third year I left home and went flatting with David.
even, flat, level, smooth
平的，平板状的，扁平的：位于一个平面上 有一个平坦的面的 实音的：几乎没有叩响的 降半音的：稍低于某一正常音阶的(降调)
带状电缆连接器 flat-cable connector 配接带状(扁平)电缆的连接器。
平酸菌 sour bacteria 使罐头不产气酸败的细菌。
扁［多芯］电缆 ［multicore］ cable 又称“多芯电缆”。
- flat out
They're working flat out to finish on time.
We're flat out this week and can't fit in another single appointment.
He stands his flat-out assertions.
Richard Allen's plea of being flat-out dumb
- flat on ones ass
He blew his pay pack, and he's flat on his ass.
That company's a loser.flat on its ass.
- flat out