lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it
change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
a master's degree in teaching
a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven; "a mat of weeds and grass"
create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
a fastener that serves to join or connect; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
form a knot or bow in; "tie a necktie"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
limit or restrict to; "I am tied to UNIX"; "These big jets are tied to large airports"
one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"