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What is "Matte" - Definition & Explanation

Lacks luster or gloss and has a usually smooth even surface free from shine or highlights.
A type of finish or fabric style with a flat, non-shiny look.
A dull or rough surface, lacking gloss or luster, such that more light is reflected to the eye and colors appear less dense.
A dull, clear coating applied to printed materials for protection or appearance.
A flat, not glossy surface finish.

Some other terms

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Some resin treatments or finishes given cotton, rayon, nylon or blended fabrics, may cause goods to retain varying amounts of chlorine when laundered or bleached with chlorine. his can cause...
A design for menís drawers in which the pattern calls for additional fabric to be provided in the rear panels. This creates a "balloon" effect over the seat, providing for ease of movement with less...
The hair of the Angora goat. The long, fine fibers are so smooth and soft that they must be combined with other fibers in weaving.The hair of the Angora rabbit. The fine, lightweight hair is warm,...
A finishing process in which the fibers on the surface of the fabric are mechanically trimmed to create an even nap. Often follows brushing of the fabric. Done on fleeces, moleskins, pile fabrics,...
Results when a fiber or fabric will neither stretch or shrink. Relaxation shrinkage is when fibers, when elongated during weaving or finishing relax to their natural size after being washed....

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