flattop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flattop a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
    • n flattop a closely cropped haircut; usually for men
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flattop An American perennial herb, Vernonia Noveboracensis. Also called iron-weed.
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Usage

In literature:

From the flattop they took off in a Navy jet for Shopton.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
Flattop mountain is shaped like a loaf of bread, sloping off steeply at the ends, its sides guarded by sheer cliffs..
"A Mountain Boyhood" by Joe Mills
Mountain goats are frequently seen above Flattop Mountain or near Ahern Pass.
"Glacier National Park [Montana]" by United States Dept. of the Interior
The Flattop Trail crosses the Continental Divide between Estes Park Village on the east and Grand Lake Village on the west.
"Rocky Mountain [Colorado] National Park" by United States Dept. of the Interior
A colored print of Porfirio Diaz (as a young man) dangled over the stained flattop desk.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
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In news:

Officer honored for service on French flattop .
SARITA — On the 400,000-acre Kenedy Ranch along the southern Gulf Coast, the wind coming off the water nearly flattops the clusters of oak trees.
Rocky Mountain National Park rangers today found a 54 year-old Estes Park woman who was reported missing last night on a Flattop Mountain trail.
Enter flattop hair cut + cool lettering stitched in the back of his head.
But Beijing still has a long way to go in learning how to use its new flattop and her jets.
Visitation will be held from 5-6 pm Friday, November 2, 2012 at Flattop Unity Baptist Church.
See Alan Wong playing baseball, Jake Shimabukuro sporting a flattop and Bruno Mars "shaking his bon-bon," among other Hawaii high schoolers who made it big.
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In science:

Earlier, the experiment was performed at the top energy flattop, 70 GeV, and at the injection flattop, 1.3 GeV, of U-70 machine.
Crystal simulations: the road from the SPS to the LHC
Fig. 11 shows the computed channeling efficiency as a function of the crystal length along the LHC beam for two cases: at flattop (7 TeV) and at injection (450 GeV).
Crystal simulations: the road from the SPS to the LHC
Figure 11. Channeling efficiency as a function of the crystal length along the LHC beam, shown for two cases: at flattop and at injection.
Crystal simulations: the road from the SPS to the LHC
The green trace is with a 700 μs flattop and cyan with a 100 μs flattop.
RF Test Results from Cryomodule 1 at the Fermilab SRF Beam Test Facility
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