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 (tä-tä′mē, tə-)
n. pl. tatami or ta·ta·mis
Straw matting used as a floor covering especially in a Japanese house.



(təˈtɑːmɪ; tæˈtæmɪ)
n, pl -mi or -mis
(Furniture) a thick rectangular mat of woven straw, used as a standard to measure a Japanese room


(təˈtɑ mi)

n., pl. -mi, -mis.
a thick, woven straw mat of uniform dimensions used in Japanese houses as a floor covering.
[1895–1900; < Japanese, n. use of v.: to fold up]
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THE Welsh Institute of Sport (WIS), Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, hosted the final Welsh Kids BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) League event, sponsored by Tatami Fightwear, at which the Welsh Junior BJJ Champions were announced.
The 38-year-old Edinburgh Sportif Judo coach came out of a decade-long retirement to fight in Glasgow, and his endeavour was rewarded as he defeated beaten semi-finalist Daniel Le Grange of South Africa with an ippon score, given on video review - and promptly did a full back-flip on the tatami mat in celebration.
A Japanese teahouse is built for a family in Seattle that features shoji screens, tatami mats and a low table with a sunken floor, and a deck that overlooks the client's gardens and koi ponds.
The favourite beat Tickity Boo by two lengths while Basmn was third and Kyoma Tatami fourth.
Acquisition of material goods such as athletic equipment, acquisition and implementation of tatami and wall protections for martial arts halls, Supply mats for SAE, supply and installation of equipment muscle reinforcement to the halls of Centre gym, equipment for municipal swimming pools .
Relax in the confines of a simple tatami room, look out at an exquisite private garden while sipping delicious green tea, enjoy an enticingly warm 'ofuro' bath and return to your room for a fabulous 'kaiseki' traditional Japanese meal.
Sponsors such as Tatami fight wear and Your MMA magazine have also got involved.
The Tatami Galaxy,'' a TV animation series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, won the Japan Media Arts Festival's animation category grand prize, the Cultural Affairs Agency said Wednesday.
In the National Geographic range, you can now enjoy Japan Tatami and Nevada Desert Flower in the new fragrance reeds diffuser.
The National Geographic range includes two scents: Japan Tatami, inspired by the fresh and soothing scent of the Igusa grass, used to make Japanese tatami mats, and Nevada Desert Flower, a delicate fragrance inspired by the rare scent of a flower that only blooms after heavy winter rain.
5m ceiling height of the lower floor, KDa proposed a raised island of tatami mats, fitted out in traditional style with cushions and low tables to allow improptu meetings and group work.
Beautiful Japanese Restaurant with new sushi bar and private tatami rooms for your special guests.