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Definitions of compressed
pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes) Wordnet Dictionary DB
Flattened lengthwise. Newage Dictionary DB
Not having an inflectional ending or sign, as a noun used as an adjective, or an adjective as an adverb, without the addition of a formative suffix, or an infinitive without the sign to. Many flat adverbs, as in run fast, buy cheap, are from AS. adverbs in -e, the loss of this ending having made them like the adjectives. Some having forms in ly, such as exceeding, wonderful, true, are now archaic. Webster Dictionary DB
Pressed or condensed into small space; flattened. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
In bot., flattened laterally or lengthwise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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