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  1. a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  2. mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
  3. sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
  4. a master's degree in teaching
  5. the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
  6. table linen for an individual place setting
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Mat

A mat is a generic term for a piece of fabric or flat material, generally placed on a floor or other flat surface, which serves a range of purposes including: In domestic settings: Anti-fatigue mats come in various types and materials for industrial or commercial applications for a variety of workplace conditions that exist as well as the variety ...
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(from the article `basketry`) ...example); and, above all, mats, which have numerous uses in the actual construction as well as in the equipping of a house. Probably the oldest ...
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(from the article `wind instrument`) The New Kingdom (1567–1085 ) yields the Egyptian oboe, known only as mat, the generic name of pipes. Like the flute, the oboes were made of narrow ...
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mat

[n] - mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture 2. [n] - sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports 3. [n] - a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
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mat

noun sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
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mat

noun a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
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Mat

[gymnastics] Mats are used for safety in gymnastics, and in training new skills. They are usually a piece of foam ranging from 1.5-28 inches thick, covered in a vinyl or plastic lining. The foam ranges in density from relatively firm to very soft. Landing mats are usually blue, but can also be almost any other color. Mats come in a range of...
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Mat

[picture framing] In the picture framing industry, a mat (or mount in British English) is a thin, flat piece of paper-based material included within a picture frame, which serves as additional decoration and to perform several other, more practical functions, such as separating the art from the glass. Putting mats in a frame is called matti...
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Mat

[Russian profanity] Mat (мат; матерщи́на / ма́терный язы́к / мáтный язы́к , matershchina / materny yazyk / matny yazyk; матюки, matyuky) is the term for strong obscene profanity in Russian and some other Slavic language communities. == History and use == Obscenities are among the earliest recorded...
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Mat

Mat adjective [ Old French See 4th Mate .] Cast down; dejected; overthrown; slain. [ Obsolete] « When he saw them so piteous and so maat Chaucer.
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Mat

Mat intransitive verb To grow thick together; to become interwoven or felted together like a mat.
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Mat

Mat noun [ Confer Matte .] A name given by coppersmiths to an alloy of copper, tin, iron, etc., usually called white metal . [ Written also matt .]
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Mat

Mat transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Matted ; present participle & verbal noun Matting .] 1. To cover or lay with mats. Evelyn. 2. To twist, twine, or felt together; to interweave into, or like, a mat...
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Mat

A knot of hair that results if a longhaired cat is not combed regularly and can be a sign of ill health. It can be difficult to remove a mat as the hair can knot right down to the skin. Some cats have to be sedated before the offending mat can be shaved off.
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a product made of filaments, staple fibres or strands, cut or uncut, oriented or not, held loosely together in the form of a sheet or sheeting
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A rapid heart rate that is generated from multiple locations within the atria. Multifocal atrial tachycardia (MAT) tends to be in the range of 100 to 180 beats per minute. MAT can be seen in association with COPD, pneumonia, CHF, lung cancer, diabetes, pulmonary embolism, theophylline toxicity, coronary artery disease or digoxin toxicity. ... (27 S...
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MAT

A stiff cardboard with a window cut out of the center, attached to a backboard.
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MAT

acronym: marine air temperature
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Mat

An unwoven textile fabric made of fibrous reinforcing material such as chopped filaments (to produce chopped-strand mat) or swirled filaments (to produce continuous-strand mat) with a binder applied to maintain form. Available in blankets of various widths, weights, thicknesses and lengths. May be oriented.
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Border of cardboard or similar material placed around a picture as a neutral area between the frame and the picture.
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Mat

From the French word 'mat
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Mat

Is an alternative term used for matte. Also describes the cardboard surround in a picture frame.
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MAT

Manifold Air Temperature
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