matting


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mat·ting 1

 (măt′ĭng)
n.
1.
a. Material formed into or considered as a mat: The forest floor had a thick matting of pine needles.
b. A coarsely woven fabric used for covering floors and similar purposes.
2. The activity of making mats.

mat·ting 2

 (măt′ĭng)
n.
1. A dull surface or finish.
2. The process of dulling a surface, as of metal.

matting

(ˈmætɪŋ)
n
1. (Textiles) a coarsely woven fabric, usually made of a natural fibre such as straw or hemp and used as a floor covering, packing material, etc
2. the act or process of making mats
3. material for mats

matting

(ˈmætɪŋ)
n
1. (Art Terms) another word for mat21
2. the process of producing a mat finish

mat•ting1

(ˈmæt ɪŋ)

n.
2. material for mats.
3. mats collectively.
[1675–85]

mat•ting2

(ˈmæt ɪŋ)

n.
a dull slightly roughened surface.
[1680–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.matting - a covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)matting - a covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
2.matting - mounting consisting of a border or background for a picturematting - mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
mounting - framework used for support or display
Translations
مادَّة لِصُنْع الحُصُر
rohožovina
måttemateriale
gyékényfonat
mottuefni
materiál na rohože

matting

[ˈmætɪŋ] Nestera f

matting

[ˈmætɪŋ] n (= mats) → natte f
rush matting → natte de jonc

matting

nMatten pl; (= material)Mattenmaterial nt

matting

[ˈmætɪŋ] nstuoia

mat

(mӕt) noun
a flat piece of material (rushes, rubber, carpet, cork etc) for wiping shoes on, covering a floor, or various other purposes. Wipe your shoes on the doormat; a table mat.
ˈmatted adjective
in a thick untidy mess. matted hair.
ˈmatting noun
a material used for making mats. coconut matting.
References in classic literature ?
But round the throat of the still-born babe I tied a string of fibre as though I had strangled it, and wrapped it loosely in a piece of matting.
On either side were rude gods, some grotesquely carved, others no more than shapeless logs swathed in rotten and indescribably filthy matting.
A polychromatic rug like some brilliant-flowered rectangular, tropical islet lay surrounded by a billowy sea of soiled matting.
And then he traversed the room like a hound on the scent, skimming the walls, considering the corners of the bulging matting on his hands and knees, rummaging mantel and tables, the curtains and hangngs, the drunken cabinet in the corner, for a visible sign, unable to perceive that she was there beside, around, against, within, above him, clinging to him, wooing him, calling him so poignantly through the finer senses that even his grosser ones became cognisant of the call.
But once he found in a fold of the matting a half-smoked cigar, and this he ground beneath his heel with a green and trenchant oath.
Thick matting manufactured in a needle punch process from large fibers, usually with a latex backing.
In addition to the nature of the coat, if grooming, nutrition and observation are suboptimal, the likelihood of matting also increases.
Products in the range include: Slip resistant matting, entrance matting and anti-fatigue matting .