Term:material

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OVERVIEW OF NOUN MATERIAL

1) material, stuff: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; “coal is a hard black material”; “wheat is the stuff they use to make bread”

2) material: information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form; “the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography”

3) material: things needed for doing or making something; “writing materials”; “useful teaching materials”

4) fabric, cloth, material, textile: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; “the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent”; “woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC”; “she measured off enough material for a dress

5) material: a person judged suitable for admission or employment; “he was university material”; “she was vice-presidential material”

OVERVIEW OF ADJECTIVE MATERIAL

1) material: concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests; “material possessions”; “material wealth”; “material comforts”

2) material: derived from or composed of matter; “the material universe

3) material: directly relevant to a matter especially a law case; “his support made a material difference”; “evidence material to the issue at hand”; “facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts”; “a material witness

4) material: concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being; “material needs”; “the moral and material welfare of all good citizens”- T.Roosevelt

5) corporeal, material: having material or physical form or substance; “that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible” – Benjamin Jowett

6) substantial, real, material: having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; “the substantial world”; “a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical”; “most ponderous and substantial things”- Shakespeare

noun material has 5 sense(s) (first 5 from tagged texts)


material (Wikipedia)

Material is a broad term for the (chemical) substance, or a mixture of substances that constitute a thing. See:-


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