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matnoun [C]

uk   /mæt/ us   /mæt/
  • mat noun [C] (FLOOR)

C1 a small piece of strong material that covers and protects part of a floor: Wipe your feet on the mat before you come inside.
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  • mat noun [C] (TABLE)

a small piece of cloth, cardboard, or plastic that is put on a surface such as a table to protect it: a beer mat a place mat
  • mat noun [C] (SPORT)

a piece of thick rubber or other soft material used in some sports for people to lie on or fall onto: Please remember to bring a mat and a towel with you to the next aerobics class.
(Definition of mat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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matnoun [C]

us   /mæt/
a flat piece of material that covers and protects part of a floor, or provides a soft surface: The kids slept on straw mats on the floor of the den downstairs.
(Definition of mat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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