having a dull or lusterless surface:
matte paint; a matte complexion; a photograph with a matte finish.
a dull or dead surface, often slightly roughened, as on metals, paint, paper, or glass.
a tool for producing such a surface.
Metallurgy. an unfinished metallic product of the smelting of certain sulfide ores, especially those of copper.
verb (used with object), matted, matting.
to finish with a matte surface.
a mass of timber caved beneath overburden so as to cushion the fall of the overburden and separate it from mineral to be extracted beneath.
an impure fused material consisting of metal sulphides produced during the smelting of a sulphide ore
(films, television) a mask used to blank out part of an image so that another image can be superimposed
variant of mat (n.2).
[mat-id] /ˈmæt ɪd/ adjective 1. covered with a dense growth or a tangled mass: a garden matted with weeds. 2. formed into a ; entangled in a thick mass: matted hair. 3. formed of , or of plaited or woven material. 4. covered with or . [mat-id] /ˈmæt ɪd/ adjective 1. having a dull finish; […]
- Matteo bojardo
[boi-ahr-doh; Italian baw-yahr-daw] /bɔɪˈɑr doʊ; Italian bɔˈyɑr dɔ/ noun 1. Matteo Maria [mah-tey-oh muh-ree-uh;; Italian maht-te-aw mah-ree-ah] /mɑˈteɪ oʊ məˈri ə;; Italian mɑtˈtɛ ɔ mɑˈri ɑ/ (Show IPA), 1434–94, Italian poet. [boi-ahr-doh; Italian baw-yahr-daw] /bɔɪˈɑr doʊ; Italian bɔˈyɑr dɔ/ noun 1. Matteo Maria [mah-tey-oh muh-ree-uh;; Italian maht-te-aw mah-ree-ah] /mɑˈteɪ oʊ məˈri ə;; Italian mɑtˈtɛ ɔ […]
[maht-te-awt-tee] /ˌmɑt tɛˈɔt ti/ noun 1. Giacomo [jah-kaw-maw] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ/ (Show IPA), 1885–1924, Italian socialist leader.
[mat-uh-reyt] /ˈmæt əˌreɪt/ verb (used without object), matterated, matterating. New England, Upstate New York, and Southern U.S.. 1. to fester; suppurate.