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Definition 1: the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for matte in the sense of this definition

(matte is a kind of ...) a lack of visual brightness

"the brightness of the orange sky was reflected in the dullness of the orange sea"

Definition 2: a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted - [noun denoting substance]

(matte is a kind of ...) (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)

(... is a kind of matte ) matte that has 74 percent copper

Definition 3: change texture so as to become matted and felt-like - [verb of change]

Samples where matte or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The fabric felted up after several washes

Synonyms for matte in the sense of this definition

(matte is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 4: not reflecting light; not glossy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where matte or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • flat wall paint
  • a photograph with a matte finish

Synonyms for matte in the sense of this definition

(matte is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting very little light

"a dull glow" "dull silver badly in need of a polish" "a dull sky"

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