(of a piece of furniture, equipment, or other construction) supplied in pieces packed into a flat box for assembly by the buyer
- 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.
[flat-pik] /ˈflætˌpɪk/ verb (used with object) 1. to play (an instrument) by plucking its strings with a flat pick. verb (used without object) 2. to play a stringed instrument using a flat pick. noun 1. a usually triangular plectrum used in plucking or strumming the strings of an instrument, especially a guitar.
- Flat-plate collector
[flat-pleyt] /ˈflætˌpleɪt/ noun 1. a type of solar collector consisting of a series of flat glass or plastic plates with black metal surfaces that absorb solar energy.