matting

noun (1)
mat·​ting | \ ˈma-tiŋ How to pronounce matting (audio) \

Definition of matting

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : material for mats
2 : mats

matting

noun (2)

Definition of matting (Entry 2 of 2)

: a dull lusterless surface (as on gilding, metalwork, or satin)

First Known Use of matting

Noun (1)

circa 1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for matting

Noun (2)

from gerund of mat entry 4

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The first known use of matting was circa 1847

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“Matting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matting. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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matting

noun
mat·​ting | \ ˈma-tiŋ \

Kids Definition of matting

: rough fabric used as a floor covering

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