moving or working at top speed or with maximum effort; all-out:
a flat-out effort by all contestants.
Many of the paintings were flat-out forgeries.
noun a piece of furniture sold in a flat package and which requires assembly; also written flat-pack Usage Note UK
adjective 1. (of a piece of furniture, equipment, or other construction) supplied in pieces packed into a flat box for assembly by the buyer noun See flatpack
- Flat-panel display
noun 1. a type of thin, lightweight video display that uses liquid crystals or electroluminescence to reflect images. flat-panel display (flāt’pān’əl) A thin, often lightweight video display used in computer monitors and televisions as an alternative to the cathode-ray tube. Flat-panel displays often employ liquid crystals or electroluminescent materials such as light-emitting diodes. Also called […]
- Flat pelvis
flat pelvis n. A pelvis in which the anteroposterior diameter is uniformly contracted, the sacrum being dislocated forward between the iliac bones.