Given this interpretation, future short-term rates may be expected to decline, which tends to reduce current long-term rates and flatten
the yield curve.
Workers have been known to flatten
the bumps on a tension washer with a hammer or file to make a bolt easier to tighten.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans have sought radial keratotomy, in which surgeons slice the cornea with a knife, or surgery with a laser that shaves the cornea to flatten
Beautiful, really, unless one of those leaning trees falls over and flattens
the nineteenth and twentieth centuries into an undifferentiated mass with few rhythms of its own.
The snake also flattens
itself to twice its normal width, probably aiding lift.