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mat 1

British English: /mat/
American English: /mæt/

noun

  • 1 (on floor,) (Sport)
    Matte Fem.
    pull the mat from under somebody's feet [figurative]
    jemandem den Boden unter den Füßen wegziehen
    be on the mat [informal] (be in trouble)
    zusammengestaucht werden [informal]
  • 2
    (to protect table etc.) Untersetzer Mask.
    (as decorative support) Deckchen Neutr.
  • 3 (tangled mess)
    (of hair) Wust Mask. [informal]
    (of weeds, foliage) Gewirr Neutr.

transitive verb -tt-

  • 1 (furnish with mats)
    mit Matten belegen (Boden)
    mit Matten auslegen (Zimmer)

intransitive verb -tt-

  • (Äste, Unkraut usw.)
    sich [ineinander] verflechten
    (Haare, Wolle)
    verfilzen

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