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 Flat (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tower block, block of flats, or apartment block is (in the 21st century) usually a high-rise apartment building.
Flats are word puzzles in verse, the predominant type of puzzle of the National Puzzlers' League.
The Flats, a shortened form of the "industrial flats," is an entertainment district in Cleveland, Ohio, popular primarily during the 1990's.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flat_(disambiguation)   (329 words)

 Flat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The note A flat on the treble clef.
Under equal temperament, C flat is the same as, or enharmonically equivalent to, B and F flat is the same as E.
In musical tuning, flat can also mean "very slightly lower in pitch." If two strings are slightly out of tune, the lower-pitched one is said to be flat with respect to the other.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flat   (168 words)

 Flat Feet in Children -- familydoctor.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Flat feet is a condition in which the foot doesn't have a normal arch.
This is why you sometimes hear flat feet called "fallen arches." The feet may look like they have arches when your child is sitting or when the big toe is bent backward, but the arch flattens when the child puts weight on the foot.
Flat feet in an older child may cause pain in the heel or arch, or may cause pain when the child is walking and running.
familydoctor.org /handouts/106.html   (512 words)

 BOFFS - Flat Feet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rarely, the flat foot shape is due to something wrong with the way the foot formed in the womb; a joint may be malformed or two or more bones may be fused together.
A flat foot due to a ruptured tendon or arthritis may be treated with pain-killers and an insole in the first instance.
It used to be thought that flat feet in children should be treated in special shoes, insoles or callipers to stop problems developing in later life.
www.bofss.org.uk /html/flat_feet.shtml   (950 words)

 Flat - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
His aim, in his new book, The World Is Flat, as in his earlier, influential Lexus and the Olive Tree, is not to give you a speculative preview of the wonders that are sure to come in your...
Flat Tax Revolution: Using a Postcard to Abolish the IRS
He is a boy who takes this kind of thing in stride, though, and soon he's enjoying the advantages of...
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /flat.htm   (352 words)

 WMAP Cosmology 101: Shape of the Universe
The simplest version of the inflationary theory, an extension of the Big Bang theory, predicts that the density of the universe is very close to the critical density, and that the geometry of the universe is flat, like a sheet of paper.
Thus the universe was known to be flat to within about 15% accuracy prior to the WMAP results.
We now know that the universe is flat with only a 2% margin of error.
map.gsfc.nasa.gov /m_uni/uni_101shape.html   (532 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Pes planus
Painful flat feet in children may be caused by a condition called tarsal coalition.
Flat feet may be associated with pronation, a leaning inward of the ankle bones toward the center line.
Foot pain, ankle pain, or lower leg pain (especially in children) may be a result of flat feet and should be evaluated by a health care provider.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001262.htm   (856 words)

 London Flatshare
N/S Room for rent in flat share accommodation The room is a medium sized double in a spacious flat (large dining room and living room, separate kitchen).
N/S Room for rent in flat share accommodation The room has an entire wall of wardrobes for storage, with space on the landing for drying clothes, and there is additional space in the liv...
N/S Room for rent in flat share accommodation I'm a clean, tidy 25 yr old, female, PR professional who likes to treat her home as a haven and relax with a glass of wine and TV.
www.moveflat.com   (3000 words)

 A Brief Guide to the Flat Tax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Even if a flat tax boosted long-term growth by only 0.5 percent, the income of the average family of four after 10 years would be as much as $5,000 higher than it would be under current tax laws.
The Estonian flat tax is now down to 24 percent and will drop to 20 percent by 2007, and Lithuania is in the process of lowering its 33 percent flat tax to a more reasonable 24 percent.
Furthermore, since the family-based allowance under a flat tax is twice as high for a mar­ried couple as it is for those filing singly, that part of the marriage penalty also disappears.
www.heritage.org /Research/Taxes/bg1866.cfm   (3510 words)

 The FLAT 2-D Robot Simulator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Flat simulates an RWI robot - a circular, sonar-guided robot - in a flat 2D world.
The current version of Flat is Flat4 is in constant use by several people in the Robot Lab.
Flat was developed in 1994-95 by Hiep Nguyen, with contributions from Wun-Yik Lee.
www.cs.utexas.edu /users/qr/robotics/flat   (217 words)

 PlanetMath: flat morphism
is flat, then this family should be thought of as a ``continuous family''.
In particular, this means that certain cohomological invariants remain constant on the fibers of
This is version 1 of flat morphism, born on 2004-02-23.
planetmath.org /encyclopedia/Flat3.html   (72 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Flat Eric
He was only meant to last five weeks, but the world loved him so much that Levi's have broken their 'one advert and you're out' rule and resurrected Flat Eric for another campaign.
Read Charlotte Raven's analysis of the Flat Eric phenomenon, which has lifted pop culture from the doldrums and confounded the miserable blurring of the distinction between high art and pop culture.
Flat Eric, the yellow, finger-tappin' techno creature from Levi's Sta-Prest television adverts, is rapidly becoming a cult figure.
www.guardian.co.uk /eric/0,2759,191089,00.html   (304 words)

 The Flat-out Truth
As shown in a map published by Johnson, the known world is as circular and as flat as a phonograph record.
The Flat Earth Society's presidency descended upon Charles Johnson in accord with the last wishes of its founder, Samuel Shenton, an Englishman who died in 1971.
Flat Earth Society members are working actively to bring the Shuttle charade to an end.
www.lhup.edu /~dsimanek/fe-scidi.htm   (2323 words)

 Documenting the Existence of "The International Flat Earth Society"
Precisely the opposite viewpoint is expressed by the reference to the "four corners of the earth," and by the parable of Jesus being shown "all the kingdoms of the earth" from the top of a mountain -- clearly impossible for a sphere, but reasonable for a flat surface.
This group is not a joke; it is deadly serious and manages to publish some of the most anti-intellectual and vicious (not to mention illiterate) prose I've seen in a while.
There are, of course, mountains and valleys on the Land but since most of the World is Water, we say, "The World is Flat." Historical accounts and spoken history tell us the Land part may have been square, all in one mass at one time, then as now, the magnetic north being the Center.
www.talkorigins.org /faqs/flatearth.html   (1344 words)

 Language Log: Flat Yanks, sharp Brits?
A flat voice might be one that is emotionless or uninflected, and American speech is stereotypically uninflected by comparison to British speech.
There are several different metaphors here: "flatness is lack of variation"; "flatness is lack of some (desired) feature"; "flatness is lack of attractiveness"; "flatness is lack of resonance"; "flatness is pitch lowered relative to a reference value".
There is a tradition (now obsolete) in phonetics of using "flat" (usually as opposed to "sharp") to describe certain differences in sound quality.
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/000983.html   (1207 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Bloomberg Columnists
Flat taxes have been introduced in several former communist countries in the past few years.
That's not a flat tax, yet it is a significant step away from a progressive tax system.
Flat taxes in countries such as Italy and Germany may seem unrealistic right now.
quote.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000039&refer=columnist_lynn&sid=aNSQHmLkk_Lw   (803 words)

 Dutch Flat History
Dutch Flat itself is perched beside an old river channel on the divide between the Bear and North Fork of the American rivers; this ridge was once known as the Dutch Flat Divide.
Dutch Flat's Chinatown began in the 1850s, and by the late 1860s, when the railroad was under construction, it was one of the largest settlements of Chinese outside of San Francisco.
Dutch Flat was a kind of New England village set into the tall pines of the Sierra Nevada; it hewed to a higher grade than the ordinary mountain town, and imagined itself, at least, the Athens of the foothills.
www.foothill.net /alta/dfhistor.htm   (1343 words)

 flat assembler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All the available documentation for flat assembler, assembly language tutorials and other manuals and articles about assembly programming are gathered here.
Here you can browse and download the example projects made with flat assembler, which were made available with full source code by their authors in order to help other people learn from the ready projects.
This is a place when you can ask questions about flat assembler for which you haven't found answers in documentation, report bugs, or just talk with the other assembly language programmers.
flatassembler.net   (187 words)

 Flat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Flat is an attribute that can be assigned to a symbol f to indicate that all expressions involving nested functions f should be flattened out.
In[4]:= Attributes[f] = {Flat, OneIdentity} ; In[5]:= f[1, 2, 3] /.
In[6]:= Attributes[f] = Flat; In[7]:= f[p_] := p In[8]:= f[1, 2] $IterationLimit::itlim: Iteration limit of 4096 exceeded.
support.wolfram.com /mathematica/kernel/Symbols/System/Flat.html   (280 words)

 GourmetSleuth - Flat Iron Steak
Developed by the research teams of University of Nebraska and the University of Florida, the flat iron steak is gaining in popularity with restaurants across the United States.
The author made a vague reference that the steak was named because of the resemblance to the old flat iron.
This steak, which has a thick gristle and sinew plate running through the center of it, must be trimmed to remove this undesirable gristle.
www.gourmetsleuth.com /flatironsteak.htm   (1273 words)

 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Flat.
One who is not sharp; a suite of rooms on one floor.
I knocked him down flat as a flounder.
A pancake is a thin flat cake, fried in a pan.
www.bartleby.com /81/6544.html   (90 words)

 FLAT Homepage
The first statementwas by FLAThead Philip Kimball, who urged POSH to join FLAT in applying theBible to the public sphere and to begin by halting the teaching of foreignlanguages in Lawrence public schools (an activity clearly at odds with Genesis11:1-9).
FLAT urges POSH to join with us, tofight the secular forces of darkness who would delete the Bible from public life,and so to apply ALL the Bible to public policy, beginning with kindergartenand grammar schools.
FLAT members are divided over the issue of whether the earth is a tetrahedron (see picture) or a square.
www.geocities.com /SunsetStrip/Palms/5737/flat.html   (382 words)

 Flat Cable
Flat cable, because it is lighter, thinner, more flexible and has a longer flex life, is often the best and sometimes the only choice for electrical interconnections in many demanding environments.
Gore's flat cables use insulation, buffering and jacketing materials that transfer fewer stresses, minimizing conductor fatigue.
Gore builds flat cables for the most demanding environments, specifically for such high flex applications including linear motion/motion control, robots, pick and place, material handling/cranes, wafer manufacturing, medical and pharmaceutical and more.
www.gore.com /en_xx/products/cables/flat/flat_cables.html   (287 words)

 Russia's Flat-Tax Miracle by Daniel J. Mitchell -- Capitalism Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Not only a flat tax, but a flat tax with a 13 percent rate, four percentage points lower than the supposedly "radical" plan espoused by Steve Forbes and former House Majority Leader Dick Armey.
Interestingly, the flat tax is just one of several positive reforms enacted by President Putin.
And even if we implemented the flat tax because we didn't want to fall behind the rest of the world, at least I'll be able to tell myself that my efforts weren't wasted.
www.capmag.com /article.asp?ID=2612   (885 words)

 ipedia.com: Envelope Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For other meanings, see envelope An envelope is a packaging product, usually made of flat, planar material such as paperor cardboard, designed to contain a flat...
An envelope is a packaging product, usually made of flat, planar material such as paperor cardboard, designed to contain a flat object such as a letter.
The traditional type is made from a sheet of paper cut to one of three shapes : the rhombus- also referred to as a lozenge or diamond, the short-arm cross, and the kite.
www.ipedia.com /envelope.html   (565 words)

 Flat Stanley
I was told in the letter that Flat Stanley was sent to me in hope that I would take him on adventures, and to report back to the class, by mail, what we had done.
Flat Stanley was SURE he could lift one Hundred pounds while standing on one foot.
Flat Stanley didn't believe me at first, but NOW he knows that bees are O.K. If you leave them alone.
www.geocities.com /beezer542/2fstanley.htm   (612 words)

 » Gmail and Flatness (beelerspace)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It’s a bookmark manager that also uses a flat hierarchy, and while it has its downsides, information is much more accessible.
The prequisite for a flat hierarchy is the ability to search, which gmail also definitely has.
But flat hierarchies are actually better suited to PCs, and gmail and delicious demonstrates that.
www.beelerspace.com /index.php?p=806   (1161 words)

 BBC News | SCI/TECH | Universe 'proven flat'
To astronomers, flat means that the usual rules of geometry are observed - light not being bent by gravity travels in straight lines, not curves.
Scientific opinion has moved towards a flat Universe and the latest data confirm this with greater certainty than ever before.
At that time, and for a short while after, space was curved because it was confined in a small region.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_727000/727073.stm   (628 words)

 Beauty Tips & Forum: HAIR STRAIGHTENER REVIEWS: Solia: Excellent Flat Iron!
I love the look of truly straight hair and my stylist recommended the Solia 1 1/4" flat iron for me. She told me that it is professional quality ceramic flat iron, but it doesn't go beyond the $100 price mark.
I have owned a cheaper flat iron, but I was never happy with the results.
The secret to getting straight silky hair with the flat iron is to part your hair in 4or 5 sections around your head(depending on how much hair you have) and then section off your hair (thin sections) from bottom to top.
forum.folica.com /forum/HAIR_STRAIGHTENER_REVIEWS_C10/Solia_F28/Excellent_Flat_Iron!_P163   (460 words)

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