Pronunciation: (mat'ing),[key] —n. 1. a coarse fabric of rushes, grass, straw, hemp, or the like, used for floor covering, wrapping material, etc.
2. material for mats.
3. mats collectively.
4. the making of mats.
Pronunciation: (mat'ing),[key] —n. a dull, slightly roughened surface, free from polish, produced by the use of a matte.