flatten

Definitions of flatten
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v make flat or flatter

flatten a road”
flatten your stomach with these exercises”
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steamroll, steamroller
make level or flat with a steamroller
splat
split open and flatten for cooking
roll, roll out
flatten or spread with a roller
laminate
press or beat (metals) into thin sheets
cog
roll steel ingots
mill
roll out (metal) with a rolling machine
Type of:
form, shape
give shape or form to

v become flat or flatter

“The landscape flattened
Synonyms:
flatten out
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splat
flatten on impact
press
place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure
iron, iron out, press
press and smooth with a heated iron
calender
press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets
Type of:
change form, change shape, deform
assume a different shape or form

v lower the pitch of (musical notes)

Synonyms:
drop
Antonyms:
sharpen
raise the pitch of (musical notes)
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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