Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of mat.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Yeye Edwina, a spokesman for international aid group World Vision, said children were sleeping on tin mats, concrete, or cold grass, raising the risk of flu and fevers.

    Toll From Indonesia Tsunami, Volcano Reaches 441

  • As though they were trudging from home to the frozen pond, each team plodded down mats from the tunnel to the ice - stopping first to peel off their skate guards.

    USATODAY.com

  • After being here for so long I can perceive spaces in Japanese mats pretty accurately, but I have no idea how much 1200 square feet would be.

    Anime Nano!

  • Such evidence was said to consist of plaintiff's affidavit stating as follows: (1) during the weekend of March 15-16, 2003, she had been in the building, and had seen mats on the floor of the lobby; (2) when she returned to the building on Monday, March 17, the day of the accident, the mats had been removed; (3) it is plaintiff's "understand [ing]" that when defendants remove the mats from the lobby, the mats are turned over and rolled up, "so that all of the dirt, dust and debris that collects in the grooves of the mats falls onto the floor"; (4) plaintiff "further understand [s] that the cleaning of the floor after the mats are rolled up ... does not occur until the evening when a cleaning crew comes in."

    Personal Injury

  •   “This remedy does not correct the underlying defect in the vehicles involving the potential for entrapment of the accelerator by floor mats, which is related to accelerator and floor pan design,” the NHTSA statement says.

    Toyota recall and investigation is not over, yet

  • “This remedy does not correct the underlying defect in the vehicles involving the potential for entrapment of the accelerator by floor mats, which is related to accelerator and floor pan design,” the NHTSA statement says.

    Toyota recall and investigation is not over, yet

  • Once all of these so-called mats are run through the carder and mixed with a bit of sheep, they begin to look mighty fine.

    Archive 2009-02-26

  • Then of course, after the clean-up day and all the fun with the mats was the Nomikai!

    ちゃんと確認しなきゃ...

  • Another witness, an old house proprietor, and owner of the mats, evidently a rich old man, when asked whether the mats were his, reluctantly identified them as such.

    Resurrection

  • There was a place left in the ring for us, where were two mats, that is to say pieces of wickerwork woven of small canes or reeds, laid down to sit on, which is a sign of great deference and honor.

    Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois

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