Matt vs. Matte

By Jaxson

  • Matt (adjective)

    alternative spelling of matte

  • Matt (noun)

    alternative spelling of mat|nodot=yesan alloy in coppersmithing

  • Matte (noun)

    A decorative border around a picture used to inset and center the contents of a frame.


    “The image is a perfect square of 8 cm (with white matte border the total dimensions are 14 cm tall by 11 cm wide).”

  • Matte (noun)

    A painted or created with computers

    “Matte painting is a tool that filmmakers can use to create a scene that is impossible to achieve with conventional cinematographic means.”

  • Matte (noun)

    The molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals.

  • Matte (adjective)

    Dull; not reflective of light.



    “Flat or matte paint allows a deep color expression on the walls while also hiding flaws that may be inherent on the painted surface.”

    “a matte lipstick”


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