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 for Matting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mat \Mat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Matted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Matting.]
     1. To cover or lay with mats. --Evelyn.
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     2. To twist, twine, or felt together; to interweave into, or
        like, a mat; to entangle.
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              And o'er his eyebrows hung his matted hair.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Matting \Mat"ting\, n. [From Mat, v. t. & i.]
     1. The act of interweaving or tangling together so as to make
        a mat; the process of becoming matted.
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     2. Mats, in general, or collectively; mat work; a matlike
        fabric, for use in covering floors, packing articles, and
        the like; a kind of carpeting made of straw, etc.
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     3. Materials for mats.
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     4. An ornamental border. See 3d Mat, 4.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Matting \Mat"ting\, n. [See Matte.]
     A dull, lusterless surface in certain of the arts, as
     gilding, metal work, glassmaking, etc.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  matting
      n 1: a covering of coarse fabric (usually of straw or hemp)
      2: mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
         [syn: mat, matting]

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