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flatline

(flăt′līn′)
intr.v. flat·lined, flat·lining, flat·lines
1. To show a horizontal line on the monitor of an electrocardiogram or an electroencephalogram, indicating no electrical activity.
2. Informal To die.
adj.
Being or relating to an electrocardiogram or an electroencephalogram that indicates no electrical activity.

flatline

An informal term for the state of a person whose medical monitoring equipment shows a flat line rather than the normal peaks and troughs. Such a person has recently died or is very near to death.
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"When I had the procedure I flatlined for six seconds," Adrian, who lives in Florida, said.
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Tests showed that his brain functions had flatlined, and doctors would tell his parents his chances of survival were slim to none--or that he'd likely remain in a vegetative state, if he awakened.
In fact, TG and dextrin exhibited a flatlined serum glucose pattern, while reducing mean post-prandial serum insulin and glucose concentration as compared to control diet alone.
Based on the Statistical Office data, Serbia's consumer prices flatlined in May (0.0%), while y-o-y inflation declined and returned to single digits (9.9%).
The growth of people signing up to Facebook has flatlined, latest figures show.
In Wales, levels of unemployment have largely flatlined at around 125,000, despite some fluctuations, for nearly two years.
In fact, ticket prices have flatlined over the past two years.
As sales of mainstream vehicles in China flatlined during the first half of 2012, luxury automakers continued breaking records.
Whether you have a team of high producers that have flatlined or your whole team needs to crank it up, you need your sales force to out-think and outperform the competition and win big in the sales game.