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dead flat

[¦ded ¦flat]
(naval architecture)
A portion of length in the middle of a ship in which all sections have the same shape. Also known as parallel middle body.
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KILZ PRO-X 100 Interior Dead Flat is ideal for walls and ceilings in high turnover properties and excels at hiding small surface imperfections.
We were camping on the Mongolian plains, dead flat with nothing for miles in every direction.
At the moment there's a very dead flat suspended ceiling over the Congreve Street elevation," said Reyahn King, BMAG project leader.
At the moment there's a very dead flat suspended ceiling over the Congreve Passage elevation," said Reyahn King, BMAG project leader.
It advised Japan to hold off on rate rises until it was far clearer that deflation, a scourge for many years, was indeed as dead as the authorities would like to believe, noting that wages were, worryingly, dead flat.
The fact that current inventory is absorbing the impact of the fluctuation in the rate of unemployment is consistent with the nearly dead flat retil trend line (in pink).
Alner said: "Haydock is dead flat and the trip is the same as at Wetherby.
Bayer worked with Krauss-Maffei to develop a 5 x 15 ft dead flat aluminum panel with high bond strength.
If the garden is dead flat, the rocks can be set in the ground to look like a perfectly natural rock outcrop.
Pfeifer said the land is properly zoned, is accessed easily from west Little Rock, Maumelle and North Little Rock, served with North Little Rock utilities, dead flat and ready to be built on immediately.
Other analysts point out that even if PC demand remains dead flat, Microsoft will still net about $90 for every copy of Windows 2000 it sells--roughly twice what the company earns on sales of Windows 95/98.
The site is dead flat and suburban, villa territory near the edge of the sleepy little town of Leibnitz, which lies on the plain about 30 miles south of Graz close to the Slovenian border.