browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
flatting


flatting


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flat  \Flat\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flatted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Flatting}.] 
  1.  To  make  flat;  to  flatten;  to  level. 
 
  2.  To  render  dull,  insipid,  or  spiritless;  to  depress. 
 
  Passions  are  allayed,  appetites  are  flatted. 
  --Barrow. 
 
  3.  To  depress  in  tone,  as  a  musical  note;  especially,  to 
  lower  in  pitch  by  half  a  tone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flatting  \Flat"ting\,  n. 
  1.  The  process  or  operation  of  making  flat,  as  a  cylinder  of 
  glass  by  opening  it  out 
 
  2.  A  mode  of  painting,in  which  the  paint,  being  mixed  with 
  turpentine,  leaves  the  work  without  gloss.  --Gwilt. 
 
  3.  A  method  of  preserving  gilding  unburnished,  by  touching 
  with  size.  --Knolles. 
 
  4.  The  process  of  forming  metal  into  sheets  by  passing  it 
  between  rolls. 
 
  {Flatting  coat},  a  coat  of  paint  so  put  on  as  to  have  no 
  gloss. 
 
  {Flatting  furnace}.  Same  as  {flattening  oven},  under 
  {Flatten}. 
 
  {Flatting  mill}. 
  a  A  rolling  mill  producing  sheet  metal;  esp.,  in  mints, 
  the  ribbon  from  which  the  planchets  are  punched. 
  b  A  mill  in  which  grains  of  metal  are  flatted  by  steel 
  rolls,  and  reduced  to  metallic  dust,  used  for  purposes 
  of  ornamentation.