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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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Any filament, fibre, or yarn that can be made into fabric or cloth, and the resulting material itself. The word originally referred only to woven fabrics but now includes knitted, bonded, felted, and...
A manufactured fiber, most often used in sweaters or pile fabrics, where little or no pressing is recommended, as the fiber has a low softening or melting point. However, it has also been...
A yarn composed of one or more filaments (q.v.) that run the whole length of the yarn. NOTE: Yarns of one filament and yarns of several filaments are referred to as mono-filament and...
A yarn that is spun using pre-dyed fibers. These fibers are blended together to give a particular look. (For example, black and white may be blended together to create a grey heathered yarn.) The...
a) Yorkshire Warping, Scotch Warping and Silk-System Warping A two-stage machine method of preparing a warp on beam and that consists of: 1. winding the warp in sections onto a reel (drum, mill or...

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