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in. to die. (From the flatness of the line on an EEG monitor when the heart stops.) It appeared that the patient flatlined during the night.
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Takings for the first 10 months of 2011 have flatlined, said the BRC, with the amount of goods bought "substantially" down.
The sector's first growth in three months provided "some cause for relief " but economists warned the sector has only flatlined over the past three months, while export orders slumped to their lowest since May 2009 after being hit by the slowdown in global growth amid the eurozone debt crisis.
A ComRes survey for the Sunday Mirror and Independent on Sunday on the eve of the gathering suggested the party's support has flatlined at 11 per cent.
The Welsh nationalists flatlined on three seats, falling short in the Labour-held target constituencies of Ynys Mon and Llanelli, and failing to retake Ceredigion from the Liberal Democrats.
His comments come in a week in which the administration announced more measures to kick-start the flatlined United States economy.
After a warning from CBS producers on January 29, 2007, Imus continued his off-script commentary during purchased ad spots with comments such as, "now that ol' President Ford has flatlined .
show "temperature at the Earth's surface has flatlined since 1998.
VOTERS pushed the red button for Labour who remained well ahead in the polls after support for Michael Howard flatlined last week.
I've flatlined, I've been counted out in a coma, and I've been tortured by Pesto.
Housing affordability appears to have flatlined in California and Los Angeles County - a sign that prices may also be leveling out - but a six-figure income is still needed to buy the median-priced home, a trade group reported Thursday.
The report, Building Strong Communities: A call to reinvest in Ontario's nonprofit social services, the group claims that the province's social service infrastructure is suffering under the weight of flatlined funding, increased demand for service and growing expectations from government.
Once a shining jewel in the world of stethosoaps, recent episodes have flatlined dismally.
Mr McCorquodale said: "Even sales of home accessories and furniture flatlined, which is surprising given the UK is reportedly in the midst of a housing boom.
At a time when the UK economy has virtually flatlined for nine months, the last thing that the Government should be doing is harming the capacity of a high technology, high skills, export-oriented sector to grow.