Definition of matting in English:


Line breaks: matt|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈmatɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1Coarse material woven from natural fibres, used for mats: rush matting
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    • I will need some moisture mats - thick layers of hemp fibre matting which sit on top of the waste.
    • In reality, rush matting was most frequently used on floors.
    • For example, cocoa matting is probably the least expensive material you can buy to cover floors in today's world.
  • 2The process of becoming matted.
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    • Keep in mind that hair caught in a sudden rainstorm could also be in danger of serious matting if the strands are not immediately combed out.
    • To avoid the clumping or matting of hair in long-haired cats, grooming with a brush or comb is recommended.

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