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English definition of “flat”

flat

noun (LEVEL GROUND)    /flæt/
[C often plural] an area of low , level ground , often near water : The salt flats are used for motor racing . The mud flats attract large numbers of birds .Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs the flat of your hand the palm and fingers when they are held straight and level : He hit me with the flat of his hand .The hand be on the flat to be on a level surface , not on a slope or hill : Most of the path is on the flat.Straight, even and level
(Definition of flat noun (LEVEL GROUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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