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Adjective: matte  mat
  1. Not reflecting light; not glossy
    "a photograph with a matte finish";
    - flat, mat, matt, matted
Noun: matte  mat
  1. A mixture of sulfides that forms when sulphide metal ores are smelted
  2. The property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    - flatness, lusterlessness [N. Amer], lustrelessness [Brit, Cdn], mat, matt
Verb: matte  mat
  1. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
    - felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, mat

Sounds like: mat

Derived forms: mattes

See also: dull

Type of: change, dullness, mixture

Encyclopedia: Matte, Joe