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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of having little or no contrast; A mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted v. - Change texture so as to become felt-like adj. - Not reflecting light.

Usage examples (37)
  • As Del said the 8400 in matte makes an excellent hunting rifle.
  • He figured if the plain matte finish worked, why not make them camo?
  • Rustoleum makes great sprays in matte finish that would do a good job.
  • That would be called a matte screen and it is what they discontinued. for more
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