One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a level upper surface.‘it is one of the world's largest flat-topped mountains’
- ‘The Fleet Center is that low, flat-topped building immediately to the right of the bridge.’
- ‘He likens them to the flat-topped Mayan pyramids of Central America, unlike the pointed tops of the Egyptian pyramids.’
- ‘The spot was marked with a stone—a large flat-topped boulder, in which a cross is engraved.’
- ‘By 1951, the first three flat-topped modern chalets had been completed.’
- ‘The stones projected out of a low flat-topped platform that surrounded the setting.’
- ‘His first great innovation was the flat-topped trunk, designed for easy stacking in a ship's hold.’
- ‘On his head was a low, flat-topped straw hat.’
- ‘Most carved stones are flat-topped outcrops of the local millstone grit.’
- ‘Climbing Mount Dundas, a flat-topped mesa that juts out into the bay, is a frequent summer ritual.’
- ‘This is a sparsely branched, spreading, at times almost flat-topped shrub or small tree.’
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