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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.
Wiltshire's three televisions - they are actually dead flat panel monitors donated for the project by NextStep Recycling - display three messages that are painted and applied to the screens:
According to the book, during a gathering at Clinton's home in New York last August he supposedly told his wife that 'the economy's a mess, it's dead flat.
MRs are dead flat at ws 150 for UKC/USAC basis 37kt but the outlook near term is positive.
A trend line drawn through a graph of monthly change in automotive sales is dead flat.
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 Passage elevation," said Reyahn King, BMAG project leader.
At the moment there's a very dead flat suspended ceiling over the Congreve Street 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).
This is the first break in the clouds in two years--a ray of sun after several years when salaries were dead flat and the number of job functions logistics professionals were handling was on the rise.
Bayer worked with Krauss-Maffei to develop a 5 x 15 ft dead flat aluminum panel with high bond strength.