flatness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

flat +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

flatness (uncountable)

  1. The state of being flat
  2. The state of being two-dimensional; planar : planarity
  3. The state of being bland : dullness
  4. Mattness, the quality of a painted surface which scatters or absorbs the light falling on it, so as to be substantially free from gloss or sheen
  5. (oenology) Lack of bouquet and freshness of a wine, through too much aeration or infection with film yeasts
  6. (statistics) Sometimes used as a synonym for slim-tailedness or platykurticity

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