flatten out

When a horse drops his head almost in a straight line with his body, generally from exhaustion.

Equestrian sports dictionary . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • flatten out — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms flatten out : present tense I/you/we/they flatten out he/she/it flattens out present participle flattening out past tense flattened out past participle flattened out 1) same as flatten 1) The… …   English dictionary

  • flatten out — UK US flatten off/out Phrasal Verb with flatten({{}}/ˈflætən/ verb [I or T] ► to stop rising or falling, and stay at the same level: »If the housing market continues to flatten out or even decline, we re in for some tough times.… …   Financial and business terms

  • flatten out — phr verb Flatten out is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑curve …   Collocations dictionary

  • flatten out — verb become flat or flatter The landscape flattened • Syn: ↑flatten • Hypernyms: ↑change shape, ↑change form, ↑deform • Hyponyms: ↑splat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flatten-out — Потеря контраста; Смягчение изображения …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • flatten — [flat′ n] vt. 1. to make flat or flatter 2. Informal to knock down; make prostrate 3. to level to the ground vi. 1. to become flat or flatter 2. to become prostrate flatten out 1 …   English World dictionary

  • flatten — [[t]flæ̱t(ə)n[/t]] flattens, flattening, flattened 1) V ERG If you flatten something or if it flattens, it becomes flat or flatter. [V n] He carefully flattened the wrappers and put them between the leaves of his book... The dog s ears flattened… …   English dictionary

  • flatten — flat|ten [ flætn ] verb 1. ) flatten or flatten out intransitive or transitive if something flattens or you flatten it, it becomes flat or flatter: This exercise helps to flatten a flabby stomach. A longer pile carpet will flatten over time. 2. ) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flatten off/out — UK US flatten off/out Phrasal Verb with flatten({{}}/ˈflætən/ verb [I or T] ► to stop rising or falling, and stay at the same level: »If the housing market continues to flatten out or even decline, we re in for some tough times.… …   Financial and business terms

  • flatten off — UK US flatten off/out Phrasal Verb with flatten({{}}/ˈflætən/ verb [I or T] ► to stop rising or falling, and stay at the same level: »If the housing market continues to flatten out or even decline, we re in for some tough times.… …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.