|1.||[ adjective ] not reflecting light; not glossy|
|Synonyms:||mat matt matted flat|
"flat wall paint" "a photograph with a matte finish"
|2.||[ noun ] (chemistry) a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted|
|Related terms:||mixture sparkle_metal|
|3.||[ verb ] change texture so as to become matted and felt-like|
|Synonyms:||felt_up mat_up mat matt-up matte_up felt|
"The fabric felted up after several washes"
|Related terms:||change mat|
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9216|
|5.||[ noun ] the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss|
|Synonyms:||flatness lusterlessness matt lustrelessness mat|
|Related terms:||dullness felt|