even front lighting of a subject, producing little contrast, no shadows, and no modeling.
/ˈflætˌlaɪn/ verb (intransitive) (informal) 1. to die or be so near death that the display of one’s vital signs on medical monitoring equipment shows a flat line rather than peaks and troughs 2. to remain at a continuous low level verb to die See flatline Word Origin from the flat line displayed on a heart […]
adjective Drunk; plastered, shit-faced: I’ve had so many reebs I’m flatlined (1990s+)
[flat-ling] /ˈflæt lɪŋ/ adverb, Also, flatlings, British Dialect. 1. in a position; with the side, as of a sword. 2. flatly or positively. adjective 3. Obsolete. dealt with the side. /ˈflætlɪŋ/ adverb 1. in a flat or prostrate position adjective, adverb 2. with the flat side, as of a sword Also (for adv) flatlings