flat strap

flat strap

1. adjective (sometimes hyphenated) Very busy; preoccupied with many different things at once. Primarily heard in Australia. Sorry I couldn't make it to lunch today, I've been flat strap with the kids all day. I've been so flat-strap at work that I barely have time to see my kids anymore.
2. (sometimes hyphenated) At the greatest possible speed, efficiency, or power. Primarily heard in Australia. We drove that car flat strap out of town. The whole team is working flat-strap to get this project finished on time.
See also: flat, strap
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The selection of new colors for UP2 include Turquoise Circle, Oat Spectrum, Gunmetal Hex, Orchid Circle and Black Diamond with the new lightweight thin straps, along with Violet Circle with the classic flat strap.
The product can be extruded in twisted, straight and flat strap type products producing many shapes from squares and stars to hollow, filled centres and twists.
Among the group's bestsellers were the Blenheim bag, featuring its trademark pockets and broad flat straps, and the Bayswater, as worn by Ms Moss.
Among the group's best-sellers were the Blenheim bag, featuring its trademark pockets and broad flat straps, and the Bayswater, as worn by Kate Moss.
Flat straps meeting these requirements work best because they have low impedance.