Word:

Matte

Pronunciation: măt
n.1.(Metallurgy) A partly reduced copper sulphide, obtained by alternately roasting and melting copper ore in separating the metal from associated iron ores, and called coarse metal, fine metal, etc., according to the grade of fineness. On the exterior it is dark brown or black, but on a fresh surface is yellow or bronzy in color.
2.A dead or dull finish, as in gilding where the gold leaf is not burnished, or in painting where the surface is purposely deprived of gloss.
a.1.Having a dull, lusterless surface finish; opposed to glossy or polished; as, a matte photograph; a proof coin with matte figures on a polished field.
Noun1.matte - a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
2.matte - the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
Verb1.matte - change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
Adj.1.matte - not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
Synonyms: mat, matt, matted, flat
Photostat, Xerox, Xerox copy, blowup, blueprint, contact printing, cyanotype, enlargement, glossy, hologram, lantern slide, microcopy, microprint, photocopy, photogravure, photostatic copy, positive, print, projection printing, semi-matte, slide, transparency
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Matron
matron of honor
Matronage
Matronal
Matronhood
Matronize
Matronlike
Matronly
Matronymic
Matross
matsyendra
Matt
matt-up
Mattages
Mattamore
-- Matte --
matte up
Matted
Matted glass
Matter
Matter in bar
Matter in deed
Matter in pays
matter of course
matter of fact
matter of law
Matter of record
matter to
matter-of-course
Matter-of-fact
Matterhorn
Matterless
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