[ UK /flˈætən/ ]
[ US /ˈfɫætən/ ]
  1. become flat or flatter
    The landscape flattened
  2. lower the pitch of (musical notes)
  3. make flat or flatter
    flatten your stomach with these exercises
    flatten a road
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How To Use flatten In A Sentence

  • You see that you're undershooting and so, leaving the throttle as is, you attempt to flatten your descent path by lifting the nose a bit - and you enter the region of reverse command.
  • Beneath the splenium of the corpus callosum, the dentate gyrus becomes flattened and smooth and continues on to the dorsal surface of the corpus callosum as the thin gyrus fasciolaris.
  • These flattened cells from the ovarian follicle and, therefore, called follicular cells. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • He was totally flattened by her sarcasm.
  • The second trial also failed - the root crumbled every time he tried to flatten it into a thin disc for frying.
  • Now he aimed and fired, lying "doggo" behind his favourite stone, while bullets from the enemy's trenches flattened themselves upon it, or buried themselves harmlessly in the dry hot soil. The Dop Doctor
  • Since the cloud was rotating, its spherical shape flattened into a disc.
  • The fused parietals form the posterior two-thirds of the sagittal crest, expanding posteriorly to form a flattened, sculpted deck behind the supratemporal fenestrae adjacent to the squamosals.
  • The full force of the chromatic harmony was thrilling, as in such details as the cellos' dissonant flattened 6th just before the final cadence.
  • The adult ovary may present marked deviations from its typical form, sometimes being unusually long, spheroidal, flattened, triangular, crescentric, or otherwise irregular.
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