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Synonyms for mat

Synonyms for mat

lacking gloss and luster

Synonyms for mat

a thick flat pad used as a floor covering

mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture


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sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports

a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven

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a master's degree in teaching

the property of having little or no contrast

a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it

twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

change texture so as to become matted and felt-like

not reflecting light

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APhA has gone to the mat defending the profession and the individual pharmacist's ability to excuse himself/herself from certain activities--much the same way doctors, nurses and other health professionals excuse themselves.
As Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman points out, its leaders would enjoy more credibility with this new line had they not recently gone to the mat to oppose NAFTA trade with Canada, a country whose laws are more favorable to unions than those here.