Associations to the word «Mat»

Wiktionary

MAT, noun. A flat piece of coarse material used for wiping one’s feet, or as a decorative or protective floor covering.
MAT, noun. A small flat piece of material used to protect a surface from anything hot or rough; a coaster.
MAT, noun. (athletics) A floor pad to protect athletes.
MAT, noun. A thickly tangled mess.
MAT, noun. A thick paper or paperboard border used to inset and center the contents of a frame.
MAT, noun. A thin layer of woven, non-woven, or knitted fiber that serves as reinforcement to a material.
MAT, noun. (gaming) A material or component needed for a crafting recipe
MAT, verb. (transitive) To cover, protect or decorate with mats.
MAT, verb. (intransitive) To form a thick, tangled mess; to interweave into, or like, a mat; to entangle.
MAT, noun. (coppersmithing) An alloy of copper, tin, iron, etc.; white metal.
MAT, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Matthew.
MAT SLAB, noun. A concrete slab designed with reinforcement to resist the uplift forces created by hydrostatic pressure.

Dictionary definition

MAT, noun. A thick flat pad used as a floor covering.
MAT, noun. Mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture.
MAT, noun. Sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports.
MAT, noun. A mass that is densely tangled or interwoven; "a mat of weeds and grass".
MAT, noun. A master's degree in teaching.
MAT, noun. The property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss.
MAT, noun. A small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it.
MAT, verb. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord".
MAT, verb. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes".
MAT, adjective. Not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish".

Wise words

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa