mat mat  /ˈmæt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
  2. (n) mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
  3. (n) sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
  4. (n) a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven
  5. (n) a master's degree in teaching
  6. (n) the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
  7. (n) a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it
  8. (v) twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
  9. (v) change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
  10. (adj) not reflecting light; not glossy

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was perhaps inevitable that people would start taking their yoga mats into their therapist's office.
  2. Manduka's Black Mat PRO But at least one surprising product is bucking the trend.
  3. Mat rivals hope that the rigors of politics will help wear Karelin down.

News

  1. Quality Mat Company Supports Oil Boom in Williston Basin

    In the oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota, Quality Mat Company helps lessen the environmental impact of rig construction, while creating more opportunities for area workers. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10818240.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Missoula company claning up after Haz-Mat response

    MISSOULA - The Missoula Regional Haz-Mat Team spent most of the day at Spectrum Aquatics investigating a spill that was reported by the company early Wednesday morning.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KPAX Missoula

  3. Mat Latos defeats St. Louis for third straight time

    Mat Latos beat the St. Louis Cardinals for the third consecutive time.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

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Quotes

  1. "One thing is clear -- D-Mat will someday be a major league player," Boras said. "We have further negotiating to do. The deadline's not here in five minutes. The parties do understand what this player's value is in the free-agent system."
    on Dec 11, 2006 By: Scott Boras Source: SI.com

  2. Iannucci told the Edinburgh International Television Festival: "A man kicking a mat in frustration on his way into a stadium before a race is quietly re-edited to make it look like he's kicking it on the way out after the race. The laws of time are...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Armando Iannucci Source: Scotsman

  3. Clinton tells fans to call her "Hill-Rod," recites her agenda and promises to be "a president who will go to the mat for you."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

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