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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flatten  \Flat"ten\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flattened};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Flattening}.]  [From  {Flat},  a.] 
  1.  To  reduce  to  an  even  surface  or  one  approaching  evenness; 
  to  make  flat;  to  level;  to  make  plane. 
 
  2.  To  throw  down  to  bring  to  the  ground;  to  prostrate; 
  hence  to  depress;  to  deject;  to  dispirit. 
 
  3.  To  make  vapid  or  insipid;  to  render  stale. 
 
  4.  (Mus.)  To  lower  the  pitch  of  to  cause  to  sound  less 
  sharp;  to  let  fall  from  the  pitch. 
 
  {To  flatten  a  sail}  (Naut.),  to  set  it  more  nearly 
  fore-and-aft  of  the  vessel. 
 
  {Flattening  oven},  in  glass  making,  a  heated  chamber  in  which 
  split  glass  cylinders  are  flattened  for  window  glass. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flattened 
  adj  :  having  been  flattened  [syn:  {planate}] 




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