- the degree to which a surface of a flat product approaches a plane.
Mechanics glossary. 2013.
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flatness — flat ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being flat. [1913 Webster] 2. Eveness of surface; want of relief or prominence; the state of being plane or level. [1913 Webster] 3. Want of vivacity or spirit; prostration; dejection; depression. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
flatness — (N.) mid 15c., from FLAT (Cf. flat) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
Flatness — (Finishing term) Some cotton fabrics are required to have the threads compressed with a degree of smoothness in handle. This is obtained either by heavy calendering or beetling which also renders the cloth thin to the feel and also papery … Dictionary of the English textile terms
Flatness — The intuitive idea of flatness is important in several fields.Flatness in mathematicsThe flatness of a surface is the degree to which it approximates a mathematical plane. The term is generalized for higher dimensional manifolds to describe the… … Wikipedia
Flatness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Flatness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 flatness flatness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 smoothness smoothness &c. 255 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 plane plane Sgm: N 2 level level &c. 213 … English dictionary for students
flatness — noun 1. the property of having two dimensions (Freq. 9) • Syn: ↑two dimensionality, ↑planeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑plane (for: ↑planeness), ↑flat, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
flatness — Ⅰ. flat  ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) … English terms dictionary
flatness — noun see flat I … New Collegiate Dictionary
flatness — See flatly. * * * … Universalium
flatness — noun a) the state of being flat b) the state of being two dimensional; planar … Wiktionary
Flatness — Состояние бумаги и картона при отсутствии скручиваемости морщинистости и волнистости; Плоскостность (материала); Правильное положение фотоплёнки (в момент экспонирования) … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии