There are 3 translations of mat in Spanish:

mat1

Pronunciation: /mæt/

n

  • 1.1 (of rushes, straw) estera (f), esterilla (f)
    (door mat)
    felpudo (m), tapete (m) (Col, Méx)
    (bath mat)
    alfombrilla (f) or alfombrita (f) or (Col, Méx) tapete (m) del baño
    (tablemat)
    (individual) (mantel (m)) individual (m); (in center of table) salvamanteles (m), posafuentes (m) (CS) rubber mat colchoneta (f)
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    • He is clearing the cards, the chips, the checkered mat off the table, putting them neatly into a briefcase.
    • In four years, there was just the one breakthrough: the cork mat.
    • I looked at the living room we were sitting in, noticing that the main color was red and beige and even the eating table had red mats on it.
    1.2 (of hair) maraña (f)
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    • I will need some moisture mats - thick layers of hemp fibre matting which sit on top of the waste.
    • After the clear-cutting, the north slope germinated a thick mat of young Douglas fir and larch.
    • They both had thick mats of curly blonde hair that had a tendency to get thick with dust and dirt, and they were both husky and cleverly ugly.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of mat in Spanish:

mat2

vt (-tt-)

  • (usu pass) to be matted [fur/fibers] estar* apelmazado his hair was matted and dirty tenía el pelo enmarañado y sucio
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    • Her sandy hair was matted and tangled, but her eyes shone with crystal clear radiance.
    • Her hair was all matted down and tangled, and I couldn't start to imagine her taking less than an hour to fix it.
    • By now, the sun is up and angrily drying up your sweat, matting your hair and hardening your uniform.

vi (-tt-)

  • [fur/carpet] apelmazarse*; [hair] enmarañarse
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    • At night, protect your hair with a satin scarf, bonnet or pillowcase, which prevents split ends, tangling and matting, and preserves your hair style.
    • This step can prevent your hair from thinning, matting or breaking.
    • Daily brushing is almost mandatory to keep the hair from matting up.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 3 translations of mat in Spanish:

mat3

adj

  • (AmE) matte

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.