# Awesome Mat Mathematics #5 Fraggle Rock Maths Mat.

### Mat

mat1  (mat),USA pronunciation n., v.,  mat•ted, mat•ting.
n.
1. a piece of fabric made of plaited or woven rushes, straw, hemp, or similar fiber, or of some other pliant material, as rubber, used as a protective covering on a floor or other surface, to wipe the shoes on, etc.
2. a smaller piece of material, often ornamental, set under a dish of food, a lamp, vase, etc.
• the padded canvas covering the entire floor of a wrestling ring, for protecting the contestants from injury when thrown.
• a thick pad placed on the floor for the protection of tumblers and others engaged in gymnastic sports.
3. a thickly growing or thick and tangled mass, as of hair or weeds.
4. a sack made of matting, as for coffee or sugar.
5. a slablike footing of concrete, esp. one for an entire building.
6. a heavy mesh reinforcement for a concrete slab.
7. go to the mat, to contend or struggle in a determined or unyielding way: The President is going to the mat with Congress over the proposed budget cuts.

v.t.
1. to cover with or as if with mats or matting.
2. to form into a mat, as by interweaving.

v.i.
1. to become entangled;
form tangled masses.

### Mathematics

math•e•mat•ics (math′ə matiks),USA pronunciation n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically.
2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures, operations, or properties.

### Rock

rock1  (rok),USA pronunciation n.
1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like.
• mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable quantities in nature, as by the action of heat or water.
• a particular kind of such matter: igneous rock.
2. stone in the mass: buildings that stand upon rock.
3. a stone of any size.
4. something resembling or suggesting a rock.
5. a firm foundation or support: The Lord is my rock.
6. [Chiefly Brit.]a kind of hard candy, variously flavored.
7. See  rock candy.
8. Often,  rocks.
• a piece of money.
• a dollar bill.
• a diamond.
• any gem.
• crack (def. 41).
• a pellet or lump of crack.
9. between a rock and a hard place, between undesirable alternatives.
10. on the rocks:
• [Informal.]in or into a state of disaster or ruin: Their marriage is on the rocks.
• [Informal.]without funds;
destitute;
bankrupt.
• (of a beverage, esp. liquor or a cocktail) with, or containing, ice cubes: Scotch on the rocks; a vodka martini on the rocks.
11. get one's rocks off, Slang (vulgar). to have an orgasm.