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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



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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