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  • n  a covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
  • n  mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
  • v  twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
  • v  change texture so as to become matted and felt-like

  • Squatting on prayer rugs and matting, his congregation droned with him, sometimes leaning forward, touching their Korans with their foreheads.
News & Articles

  • A Plus Warehouse Introduces Swimming Pool Matting for the Summer
    A Plus Warehouse has sold mats for many years and is pleased to add another type to the already great collection. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 14, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Photo workshops just in time for club contest
    The Southwest Missouri Camera Club is offering a series of workshops including basic photography, a focus on flowers, and a matting and framing course, just in time for the annual Nature in the Park Photography Contest.
    June 13, 2013 - The Springfield News-Leader

  • Stephen Farrell in Times Online
    We absolutely expected [the kidnappers] to cut us down as they ran,recalled Farrell. "We were crouching targets in a long, narrow room devoid of anything but walls and matting. We were no longer of any use to them."
  • Ayub Khan in
    I beg your pardon,the Field Marshal replied. "You've got no hope in the world of ever being invited to Australia until you stop playing on matting."
  • Nari Contractor in Rediff
    I remember in those days there was no turf wicket, rather a matting surface,said Nari Contractor, who scored 41 and 50 in that match. "Gupte got the wickets on the first day itself."

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