matting

Method of giving a textured, matt appearance to a silver or other metal surface, either by using acid or by punching closely spaced dots with a punch or similar tool. The process dates from the 16thC and was widely used in the 17th and 18th centuries for decorating vessels. In the 19thC, matting commonly served as a background for cast or chased or …...

Matting

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mat • (v. t. & i.) An ornamental border. See 3d Mat, 4. • (v. t. & i.) Mats, in general, or collectively; mat work; a matlike fabric, for use in covering floors, packing articles, and the like; a kind of carpeting made of straw, etc. • (n.) A dull, lusterless surface in certain of the arts, as gilding, met...
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matting

(from the article `basketry`) Standards and threads are indistinguishable in matting or plaited construction; they are either parallel and perpendicular to the edge (straight ...
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matting

noun floor covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
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Matting

Mat'ting noun [ From Mat , transitive verb & i. ] 1. The act of interweaving or tangling together so as to make a mat; the process of becoming matted. 2. Mats, in general, or collectively; mat work; a matlike fabric, for use in covering floors, packing art...
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Matting

A series of punch marks applied evenly and close together to form an overall matt textured pattern. Often used to contrast highly polished areas.
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Matting

Matting is a technique that allows you to enhance your photos by adding a border around the outside edges. The border is, most often, made from an acid-free paper that looks almost like a frame. Matting is also a non-permanent way of cropping your pictures.
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matting

[n] - floor covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
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