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allosaurus any of various large meat-eating dinosaurs of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
anvil a heavy, flat-topped metal block on which metal objects, often after heating, are hammered into shapes. [1/3 definitions]
at-large election an election in which every voter can vote for candidates to fill any and all vacant positions in a representative body. Unlike a single-member election, in which people can vote only for candidates who represent their particular legislative district, at-large elections allow every person to vote on each vacant position within a governing body.
attorney one whose profession is to give legal advice and to act as a representative in court during legal proceedings; lawyer; attorney-at-law.
atty. abbreviation of "attorney," one whose profession is to give legal advice and to act as a representative in court during legal proceedings; lawyer; attorney-at-law.
barge a large, long, flat-bottomed boat that is used for carrying freight. [2/4 definitions]
bateau a flat-bottomed rowboat, sharply tapered at both ends, used in Canada and the United States.
beaker a flat-bottomed glass cylinder with a beak or pouring spout, used esp. by chemists. [1/3 definitions]
boneblack the carbonized residue of heat-treated bones, used as a blacking pigment or decoloring agent.
butterfish a flat-bodied fish caught for food along the North American Atlantic coast.
carnivore a flesh-eating animal, esp. a meat-eating mammal. (Cf. herbivore.) [1/2 definitions]
cheat an annual brome grass, originally native to Europe but now a weed in wheat-growing regions worldwide; chess. [1/11 definitions]
cittern a sixteenth-century instrument of the guitar family, having a flat-backed, pear-shaped body and wire strings.
clap to make a sharp, short sound, as that made by two flat-surfaced objects striking together. [1/11 definitions]
cockroach any of a large group of flat-bodied, nocturnal insects related to the grasshopper, some of which infest homes and other buildings.
complement a heat-sensitive substance in normal blood serum and plasma that, in combination with antibodies, destroys antigens. [1/7 definitions]
corymb a flat-topped cluster of flowers in which the flower stalks grow upwards from various points of the main stem and become level with each other.
cub the immature offspring of certain meat-eating mammals, such as the bear, lion, or fox. [1/2 definitions]
darnel any of several flat-leaved grasses.
dory1 a small, narrow, flat-bottomed boat that has high flaring sides and a sharply pointed prow.
fez a man's felt cap, shaped like a flat-topped cone and usu. red with a black tassel, worn esp. in Middle Eastern countries.