Meaning of MATTE in English


I. matte

variant of mat

II. mat·te ˈmä(ˌ)tā noun

( -s )

Etymology: French & American Spanish; French maté, from American Spanish mate — more at mat é

: maté

III. matte ˈmat, usu -ad.+V noun

( -s )

Etymology: French

: a crude mixture of sulfides formed in smelting sulfide ores of metals (as copper, lead, nickel)

IV. matte transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

: to convert (ore) into matte

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