lap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
a thick flat pad used as a floor covering
change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it
mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture
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"
not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
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"
fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied; "he needed a tie for the packages"
connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
unite musical notes by a tie
one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"