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mat1

mat1

 
pronunciation:
maet
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of material that is used as a covering to protect a floor or other surface.
Wipe your shoes on the mat before you enter.
similar words:
carpet
definition 2: a small piece of material that is placed under a vase or dish, used to protect a surface or as a decoration.
definition 3: a pad that is placed on the floor to protect people who are practicing gymnastics, wrestling, or other sports.
definition 4: a thick mass of tangled hair or fur.
similar words:
carpet, snarl, tangle
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mats, matted, matting
definition 1: to cover with or turn into a tangled mass.
A large growth of weeds matted the garden.
similar words:
tangle
definition 2: to become a tangled mass.
Her hair mats easily.
similar words:
tangle
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