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Noun: matting  ma-ting
  1. A covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
     
  2. Mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
    - mat
Verb: mat (matted,matting)  mat
  1. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
    "The child matted the cord";
    - entangle, tangle, snarl
     
  2. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    - felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte

Derived forms: mattings

Type of: change, covering, distort, mounting, twine, twist

Encyclopedia: Matting

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