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mat1

mat1

 
pronunciation:
maet
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of material, esp. a strong carpet fabric such as wool, that is used as a covering to protect a floor or other surface.
similar words:
carpet
definition 2: a small piece of material that is placed under vases, dishes, or the like and used as a protective covering or decoration.
definition 3: a pad that is placed on the floor to protect athletes such as gymnasts or wrestlers.
definition 4: a thick or dense mass of tangled hair, fur, or the like.
similar words:
carpet, snarl, tangle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mats, matted, matting
definition 1: to cover with a mat or mats.
definition 2: to cover with or transform into a tangled mass.
An overgrowth of weeds matted the garden.
similar words:
tangle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become an interwoven, tangled mass.
Her hair mats easily.
similar words:
tangle
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