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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture; Floor covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp).

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : matte paint; a matte complexion; a photograph with a matte finish
  • Wrapped in matting, well oiled, free from rust, and brand new, two Winchesters were first unearthed.
  • We sat upon the floor, for chairs there are none in Japan, but the exquisite matting is padded until it is as soft as velvet.
  • There was a space on the floor between two tiger-skins where the matting was a little threadbare. for more
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