a large, flat-bottomed for use in shallow water, especially on rivers.
any boat with a flat bottom, usually for transporting goods on a canal or river
1650s, from flat (adj.) + boat (n.).
noun 1. a bond that is traded without accrued interest as part of the price.
[flat-bot-uh md] /ˈflætˈbɒt əmd/ adjective 1. (of boats) having a flat bottom.
- Flat bone
flat bone n. A bone having a thin, flattened shape, as the scapula.
- Flat-bottomed rail
noun 1. (railways) a rail having a cross section like an inverted T, with the top extremity enlarged slightly to form the head Also called flanged rail