Flat

Technology / Home Audio / Flat: When a speaker's response is described as 'flat,' that's a good thing. It means that the speaker can accurately reproduce a signal that is fed to it without adding unnatural coloration to the sound. Specific frequencies don't sound too loud or too soft.

Other Words for Flat

Flat Noun Synonyms: absolutely, completely, categorically, utterly, wholly, uncompromisingly, irrevocably, positively, definitely, directly, exactly, precisely, flatly
Flat Adjective Synonyms: level, horizontal, even, smooth, plane, unbroken, uninterrupted
Flat Adverb Synonyms: room(s), flat, suite (of rooms), chambers, tenement, garden flat, maisonette, penthouse, studio, bedsitter, bedsit, accommodation, living quarters, digs , apartment, furnished room, walk-up, duplex, triplex
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Flattening Of The Yield Curve

Business / Finance / Flattening Of The Yield Curve: A bond in default trades flat; that is, the price quoted covers both principal and unpaid accrued interest. Any security that trades without accrued interest or at a price that includes accrued intere MORE

Flat Price (Also Clean Price)

Business / Finance / Flat Price (Also Clean Price): Method used to determine a participant's benefits in a defined benefit plan by multiplying months of service by a flat monthly benefit. MORE

Inflation-Indexed Securities

Business / Finance / Inflation-Indexed Securities: A clause in a contract providing for increases or decreases in inflation depending on fluctuations in the cost of living, production costs, and so forth. MORE

Inflation-Escalator Clause

Business / Finance / Inflation-Escalator Clause: The fact that future inflation rates are not known. It is a possible contributing factor to the makeup of the term structure of interest rates. MORE

Personal Inflation Rate

Business / Finance / Personal Inflation Rate: The inflation rate as it affects a specific individual. MORE

Flat Tax

Business / Finance / Flat Tax: The pattern for new issues where shorter- and longer-term yields display very little difference over the bond's maturity range. MORE

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