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[flat-bot-uh md] /ˈflætˈbɒt əmd/
(of boats) having a flat bottom.
Origin of flat-bottomed
1575-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Place apples in an eight-inch-by-eight-inch baking pan, or a pottery flat-bottomed bowl.
  • Using your fingers and bottom of a flat-bottomed measuring cup, spread and push dough to evenly cover bottom and side of pan.
  • The water can get rough when flat-bottomed boats are used in shallow, windy waters.
  • Pour enough water into a flat-bottomed bowl to cover the bottom.
  • When the river breached the dam and the lake drained, it left behind a flat-bottomed valley.
  • Sedges, skunk cabbage, and witch hazel also grow along the flat-bottomed draw.

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