or mat, matt
verb (used with object), mat·ted, mat·ting.
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Examples from the Web for matte
The shell is a combination of matte and shiny plastics, but it still feels like a solid piece of hardware.PlayStation 4 Review: The PS4 and the Gorgeous Next Generation of Gaming|Alec Kubas-Meyer|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The real Chloë is notorious for wearing beige and houndstooth and orange, matte lipstick, and sarcastic chunk wedges.
Then, the merkin is applied with an adhesive; Ledermann uses a matte substance by Telesis.
Matte heard nothing more as he sat and rowed the heavy boat, while thinking of his cracked pipe and the fine tobacco.The Lilac Fairy Book|Andrew Lang
The “American process” or “Pyritic smelting” consists in the direct smelting of raw ores to matte in blast furnaces.
Thereafter they would be in a position to deliver “blister” copper instead of matte to the market.The Mystery of The Barranca|Herman Whitaker
Three products result: (a) slag; (b) matte; (c) copper-gold-silver alloy.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
If, however, an ore gives a layer of matte or speise, it is best to repeat the assay by the method of calcining before fusion.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer