with the side, rather than the edge, foremost or in contact.
with the flat or broad side down or in contact with another surface
[flat-woo dz] /ˈflætˌwʊdz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a woodland in a low-lying region having little drainage.
[flat-wurk] /ˈflætˌwɜrk/ noun 1. sheets, tablecloths, etc., that are ordinarily ironed mechanically, as on a mangle, rather than by hand.
[flat-wurm] /ˈflætˌwɜrm/ noun 1. any of the phylum Platyhelminthes, having bilateral symmetry and a soft, solid, usually flattened body, including the planarians, tapeworms, and trematodes; platyhelminth. /ˈflætˌwɜːm/ noun 1. any parasitic or free-living invertebrate of the phylum Platyhelminthes, including planarians, flukes, and tapeworms, having a flattened body with no circulatory system and only one opening […]
adjective 1. (of a carpet) woven without pile