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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flatting \Flat"ting\, n. 1. The process or operation of making flat, as a cylinder of glass by opening it out. [1913 Webster] 2. A mode of painting,in which the paint, being mixed with turpentine, leaves the work without gloss. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster] 3. A method of preserving gilding unburnished, by touching with size. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] 4. The process of forming metal into sheets by passing it between rolls. [1913 Webster] Flatting coat, a coat of paint so put on as to have no gloss. Flatting furnace. Same as flattening oven, under Flatten. Flatting mill. (a) A rolling mill producing sheet metal; esp., in mints, the mill producing the ribbon from which the planchets are punched. (b) A mill in which grains of metal are flatted by steel rolls, and reduced to metallic dust, used for purposes of ornamentation. [1913 Webster]