A level or rank in an organization, a profession, or society
Level of command
a diffraction grating consisting of a pile of plates of equal thickness arranged stepwise with a constant offset
a body of troops arranged in a line
military formation in which its units are arranged diagonally
used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected; "even an idiot knows that"; "declined even to consider the idea"; "I don't have even a dollar!"
to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; "looked sick and felt even worse"; "an even (or still) more interesting problem"; "still another problem must be solved"; "a yet sadder tale"
in spite of; notwithstanding; "even when he is sick, he works"; "even with his head start she caught up with him"
to the full extent; "loyal even unto death"
the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced; "even amounts of butter and sugar"; "on even terms"; "it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split"; "had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance"; "an even fight"
Odds of one to one
of the score in a contest; "the sc
make even or more even
become even or more even; "even out the surface"
make level or straight; "level the ground"
lacking contrast or shading between tones
freight car without permanent sides or roof
in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay"
horizontally level; "a flat roof"
a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named
with flat sails; "sail flat against the wind"
stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor"
a level tract of land; "the salt flats of Utah"
sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"
(of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat"
not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola"
lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland
lower the pitch of (musical notes)
become flat or flatter; "The landscape flattened"
make flat or flatter; "flatten a road"; "flatten your stomach with these exercises"
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
cut or remove with or as if with a plane; "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
a level of existence or development; "he lived on a worldly plane"
make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane; "plane the top of the door"
travel on the surface of water
having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"; "skirts sewn with fine flat seams"
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
a power tool
tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices
a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines"
a record or narrative description of past events; "a history of France"; "he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president"; "the story of exposure to lead"
a short account of the news; "the report of his speech"; "the story was on the 11 o'clock news"; "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"
a trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
one of two or more layers one atop another; "tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"
something that is used for tying; "the sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"
a worker who ties something
any one of two or more competitors who tie one another
a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"