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flat commonly refers to:

  • Flatness, which describes an object or condition that is very smooth or level.

Flat or flats may also refer to:





  • Apartment, in Australia, Great Britain, Ireland and other Commonwealth countries
  • Flatmate arrangement, in New Zealand, a residence shared among unrelated adults or an apartment

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Flats, footwear which is not high-heeled
  • Racing flats, lightweight shoes used primarily for running a race
  • Ballet shoes (also known as ballet slippers), are often referred to as "flats" or "flat shoes", in contrast to the pointe shoes more advanced female dancers wear

Mathematics and geometry[edit]


  • Flat, a deflated pneumatic tire
  • Flat car, an open container on wheels designed to carry heavy loads
  • Flat spot, a fault in the shape of a railroad wheel
  • Flat wagon, a railway goods wagon with a flat deck for transporting e.g. vehicles
  • Flatboat

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