Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb With the flat side down or in contact with a surface.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With the flat side downward or next to another object; not edgewise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective With the flat side downward, or next to another object; not edgewise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb With a flat side down or otherwise in contact with a flat surface.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

flat +‎ -wise

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