matte

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See also: Matte, matté, and måtte

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

matte (plural mattes)

  1. (art, photography) A decorative border around a picture
    The image is a perfect square of 8 cm (with white matte border the total dimensions are 14 cm tall by 11 cm wide).
  2. (film) A background, often painted or created with computers
    Matte painting is a tool that filmmakers can use to create a scene that is either too impractical, too costly or simply too impossible to achieve with conventional cinematographic means.
  3. (pyrometallurgy) The molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals

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Adjective[edit]

matte (not comparable)

  1. 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.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matte

  1. Inflected form of mat

Verb[edit]

matte

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of matten
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of matten

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

matte

  1. first-person singular present indicative of matter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of matter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of matter
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of matter
  5. second-person singular imperative of matter

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matte pl

  1. plural form of matta

Noun[edit]

matte f

  1. plural form of matta

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

matte m, f (definite singular matta or matten, indefinite plural matter, definite plural mattene)

  1. a mat or rug
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

matte m (definite singular matten)

  1. short form of "matematikk", mathematics, maths (UK), math (US)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

matte

  1. to make something dull, matt
  2. to deliver a checkmate

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

matte f (definite singular matta, indefinite plural matter, definite plural mattene)

  1. a mat or rug
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

matte m (definite singular matten)

  1. short form of "matematikk", mathematics, maths (UK), math (US)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

matte

  1. to make something dull, matt

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matte

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of matt.

Noun[edit]

matte c

  1. female owner of a pet; Short for matmor.
  2. (colloquial) maths; Short for matematik.

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