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matte

matte (mat)

 
pronunciation:
maet
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition: having a finish lacking in shine and luster; dull.
antonyms:
glossy
similar words:
dull, opaque
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a dull, lusterless, often rough surface, as on gold or glass.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: matted, mattes, matting
definition: to create a dull surface or finish on.