Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ship-building, the greatest transverse section of a ship. Also called midship bend.
“The sprinters who survived the mountains will be set free once again in stage 18, a dead-flat affair from Salies-de-Béarn to Bordeaux.”
“March 26, 2010 at 4:17 pm i love this post….it broke my heart in a big way a few years ago when i was moving house and i was kinda dead-flat broke and i had to sell 99% of my book collection……the memories and the wonderful aroma of well-loved books…..”
“In the general vicinity of present-day Amarillo, the dead-flat Llano Estacado gave way to the rocky buttes and muscular upheavals of the caprock, where the elevation fell as much as a thousand feet.”
“The Llano Estacado, located within Comancheria, was a dead-flat tableland larger than New England and rising, in its highest elevations, to more than five thousand feet.”
“Quanah and his party headed westward across the rolling plains, climbed the caprock, and crossed the dead-flat grasslands of the high plains under the scorching summer sun.”
“In situations where depth perception is difficult, such as when approaching elevated greens or on dead-flat terrain, this can pose problems that color-coded flags (red for a hole location in the front of the green, blue for holes in the back) only partly remedy.”
“Over the final few dead-flat and fast miles along the Madeleine River, the four riders began to trade attacks.”
“In fact, as far as scenery goes I prefer a farmed landscape to conventionally beautiful mountain or forest -- albeit a moderately hilly one is preferable to dead-flat, and one with vineyards and orchards to one that's all grainfield.”
“She says this in a dead-flat monotone with absolutely no conviction.”
“_It was a ruddy disc, perfectly circular, just a slice of it protruding over the dead-flat horizon.”
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