Usage examples for flatten

  1. Tom's object, then, was to flatten the trajectory, by lowering the muzzle of the gun, in order to attain greater distance. – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  2. Her look once focused, she began, little by little, to straighten, to stand more firmly on her feet; she even reached to flatten the starched collar, which had upreared behind her slender throat. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  3. Flatten out the bottom fold as you did for the frog's back, then bend the ends and sides as in Fig. – Little Folks' Handy Book by Lina Beard Adelia B. Beard