"matted" in the verb sense
1. entangle, tangle, mat, snarl
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
"The child entangled the cord"
2. felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat
change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
"The fabric felted up after several washes"
"matted" in the adjective sense
tangled in a dense mass
"tried to push through the matted undergrowth"
2. flat, mat, matt, matte, matted
not reflecting light not glossy
"flat wall paint"
"a photograph with a matte finish"
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