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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flatness  \Flat"ness\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  being  flat. 
 
  2.  Eveness  of  surface;  want  of  relief  or  prominence;  the 
  state  of  being  plane  or  level. 
 
  3.  Want  of  vivacity  or  spirit;  prostration;  dejection; 
  depression. 
 
  4.  Want  of  variety  or  flavor;  dullness;  insipidity. 
 
  5.  Depression  of  tone;  the  state  of  being  below  the  true 
  pitch;  --  opposed  to  {sharpness}  or  {acuteness}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flatness 
  n  1:  the  property  of  having  two  dimensions  [syn:  {two-dimensionality}, 
  {planeness}] 
  2:  the  property  of  having  little  or  no  contrast  [syn:  {lusterlessness}, 
  {mat},  {matt},  {matte}] 




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