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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flatten.


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  • Location is becoming less important as technology "flattens" our world.

    Bill Aulet: The 10 Biggest Trends In Silicon Valley

  • I think that kind of flattens the world a bit, and it gives a younger person an opportunity to be really meaningful.

    Mike Ragogna: The Business of Music III: A Conversation with Razor & Tie's Cliff Chenfeld and Craig Balsam

  • As a sister to the Flat Classroom Project the Horizon Project, as mentioned in Don Tapscott's recent book, Grown Up Digital now renamed as the Net Generation Education project and run in collaboration with Tapscott himself, also lowers or 'flattens' the classroom walls by emphasizing connection, communication, collaboration and creativity as well as higher-order thinking skills and problem solving.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • A 21st century educator is connected, communicates in a reliable and responsible way, and 'flattens' the walls of their classroom in appropriate ways to enhance the educational learning experience of all.

    Collaboration: Concept, Power and Magic

  • So, as this bubble kind of flattens out a little bit, yes, the water's coming up but it isn't going to be this stark peak.

    CNN Transcript Jun 15, 2008

  • In children with autism, there's a growth rate that's faster at first, and then it kind of flattens out.

    A Piece of the Puzzle

  • The move eliminates 1,700 middle management positions as the company "flattens" its management structure into two levels instead of three, now represented by store managers and assistant managers.

    Lowe's eliminates 1,700 managerial jobs - Jan. 26, 2011

  • We want to pigeonhole and categorize bands, and it kind of flattens their image.

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • The former strips out large swaths of the original image and the latter 'flattens' the graphic so it becomes uneditable. News

  • Does a bangup job with subtitles and even can simply add the subtitles without re-encoding (!); it just "flattens" the file and does it quite quickly. Forum


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