matting definition

  • noun:
    • Material formed into or considered as a mat: The forest floor had a thick matting of pine needles.
    • A coarsely woven material used for addressing flooring and comparable functions.
    • the game of making mats.
    • A dull area or finish.
    • the entire process of dulling a surface, as of material.
    • mats, a collection of floor treatments
    • coarse material, associated with type always make mats
    • a dull area, usually employed for surrounding pictures; matte
    • The work of interweaving or tangling together so as to make a mat; the entire process of getting matted.
    • Mats, overall, or collectively; mat work; a matlike textile, to be used in addressing floors, packing articles, and the like; some sort of carpeting made from straw, etc.
    • Materials for mats.
    • An ornamental edge. See 3d Mat, 4.
    • A dull, lusterless surface in some associated with arts, as gilding, metal work, glassmaking, etc.
    • products for mats; matwork.
    • A fabric of some coarse product, as rushes, flags, lawn, straw, hemp, bamboo, etc., utilized for covering flooring, as a packing for some forms of goods, as well as for several other reasons.
    • Nautical, a texture made of strands of old rope, or of spun-yarn, beaten flat and interwoven, familiar with avoid chafing.
    • The pad of a picture.—
    • The work or means of creating a dull or roughened area on steel; especially, the entire process of covering plates with varnish in gilding on water-size.
    • A dull, a little roughened area, free from polish, from using the pad.
    • In stained cup, shade laid to deaden a surface or even to make cup less transparent.
    • installing composed of a border or background for an image
    • a covering of coarse material (usually of straw or hemp)
  • verb:
    • provide participle of mat.

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