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  1. (Art, photography) A decorative border around a picture
''The image is a perfect square of 8 cm (with white border the total dimensions are 14 cm tall by 11 cm wide).
  1. (context, cinema) A background, often paint, painted or created with computer, computers
Matte painting is a tool that filmmakers can use to create a scene that is either too impractical, too costly or simply too impossible to achieve with conventional cinematographic means.
(wikipedia, Matte (metallurgy))
  1. (context, pyrometallurgy) The molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals
  1. dull, not reflect, reflective of light
Flat or paint allows a deep color expression on the walls while also hiding flaws that may be inherent on the painted surface.

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