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English adjective: matte

1. matte not reflecting light; not glossy


SamplesFlat wall paint.
A photograph with a matte finish.


Synonymsflat, mat, matt, matted


Similardull


Antonymsbright


English noun: matte

1. matte (substance) a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted


Broader (hypernym)mixture


Narrower (hyponym)sparkle metal

2. matte (attribute) the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss


Synonymsflatness, lusterlessness, lustrelessness, mat, matt


Broader (hypernym)dullness


English verb: matte

1. matte (change) change texture so as to become matted and felt-like


SamplesThe fabric felted up after several washes.


Synonymsfelt, felt up, mat, mat up, matt-up, matte up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change









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