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Matt vs. Matte

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Mattadjective

alternative spelling of matte

Mattenoun

A decorative border around a picture used to inset and center the contents of a frame.

‘The image is a perfect square of 8 cm (with white matte border the total dimensions are 14 cm tall by 11 cm wide).’;

Mattnoun

alternative spelling of mat|nodot=yesan alloy in coppersmithing

Mattenoun

(cinema) A background, often painted or created with computers

‘Matte painting is a tool that filmmakers can use to create a scene that is impossible to achieve with conventional cinematographic means.’;

Mattnoun

See Matte.

Mattenoun

(pyrometallurgy) The molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals.

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Mattnoun

the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss

Matteadjective

(American spelling) Dull; not reflective of light.

‘Flat or matte paint allows a deep color expression on the walls while also hiding flaws that may be inherent on the painted surface.’; ‘a matte lipstick’;

Mattadjective

not reflecting light; not glossy;

‘flat wall paint’; ‘a photograph with a matte finish’;

Mattenoun

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.

Mattenoun

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.

Matteadjective

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.

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Mattenoun

a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted

Mattenoun

the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss

Matteverb

change texture so as to become matted and felt-like;

‘The fabric felted up after several washes’;

Matteadjective

not reflecting light; not glossy;

‘flat wall paint’; ‘a photograph with a matte finish’;

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