material
[məˈtɪərɪəl]
NOUN
materials (plural noun)
  1. the matter from which a thing is or can be made.
    "goats can eat more or less any plant material" ·
    "highly flammable materials"
    synonyms:
  2. information or ideas for use in creating a book or other work.
    "his colonial experiences gave him material"
    • items, such as songs or jokes, comprising a performer's act.
      "a watchable band playing original material"
  3. cloth or fabric.
    "a piece of dark material" ·
    "dress materials"
    synonyms:
ADJECTIVE
  1. denoting or consisting of physical objects rather than the mind or spirit.
    "the material world"
    antonyms:
  2. significant; important.
    "the insects did not do any material damage to the crop"
ORIGIN
late Middle English (in the sense ‘relating to matter’): from late Latin materialis, adjective from Latin materia ‘matter’.
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How to use material in a sentence?
the Amish communities of today have syncretized many traditional elements of their material culture with elements in the New World.
one has to wade through pages of extraneous material in order to discover these sidelights on the management of an estate.
the pavements and columns of these ancient ruins provided the material for more recent structures.
electromagnetic effects can be propagated at a finite velocity only through material substances.
you can add travel vlogs to the growing list of travel-related material popping up on the Web.
the ore had to be handled so that it was not inadvertently intermixed with other material.
the film-makers' proficiency is overpowered by their tendency to sugar-coat the material.
subfossil material of the family has been recovered from Holocene deposits on Madagascar.
the selection of quotations may whet your curiosity to investigate the source material.
a tourniquet of rubber tubing or other elastic material is placed around the upper arm.
stereotypical 1980s yuppies obsessed with material objects and financial success.
a layer of insulating material should be placed between the panels and the wall.
his central thesis is that psychological life is not part of the material world.
section 2.2 is a reworking of material prepared some time ago for a UK audience.
this material is of such importance that it has a powerful bearing on the case.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)materiaal, wesenlike, stof
Arabic (NOUN)المواد, المادية, مواد, مادة, مادية, مادي
Bangla উপকরণ
Bosnian (Latin) materijal
Bulgarian (NOUN)материал, Mатериал, съществени
(ADJECTIVE)материалния
Cantonese (Traditional) 材料
Chinese Simplified 材料
Chinese Traditional 材料
Croatian (NOUN)materijal, građe
Czech (NOUN)materiál, hmotné, podstatnou, suroviny
Danish (NOUN)materiale, klæde, væsentlige
Dutch (NOUN)materiaal, wezenlijke, stof
Estonian (NOUN)materjali, olulist
Fijian iyaya
Filipino materyal
Finnish (NOUN)materiaali, aineistoa, olennaisia, merkittävää
French (NOUN)matériel, matière, documents
German (NOUN)Werkstoff, Stoff, wesentlichen
Greek (NOUN)υλικό, υλικών, υλική, υλικά, υλικές
Haitian Creole materyèl
Hebrew (NOUN)חומר, החומר, חומרים, בחומרי, מחומר, לחומר, כחומר
Hindi (NOUN)सामग्री, माल, पदार्थ, भौतिक
Hmong Daw khoom siv
Hungarian (NOUN)anyag, alapanyag, lényeges, nyersanyag, tárgyi, jelentős
Icelandic (NOUN)efni, efna, hráefni
Indonesian (NOUN)bahan, materi
Italian (NOUN)materiale
Japanese (NOUN)材料, 素材, マテリアル, 材, 材質, 物質, 品目, 物質的, 資料, 資材, 原料
Kiswahili (NOUN)nyenzo, vifaa, kifaa, mali
Klingon Hap 'u'
Korean (NOUN)물자, 소재, 재료, 자료, 재질, 물질, 머티리얼, 소재의, 자재, 자료가, 소재로
Latvian (NOUN)materiālu, būtisku
Lithuanian (NOUN)medžiagos, materialinę, Rašytinė medžiaga, med˛iaga, esminės, žaliavos
(ADJECTIVE)materialinius
Malagasy lesona
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)bahan, penting, ketara
Maltese (NOUN)materjal
Norwegian Bokmål materiale
Persian (NOUN)مواد, مادی, ماده, جنس, مطالب
Polish (NOUN)materiału, tworzywo, surowca, istotne
Querétaro Otomi hñei
Russian (NOUN)материал
Samoan anomea
Serbian (Cyrillic) материјал
Serbian (Latin) materijal
Slovak (NOUN)materiál, hmotné, podstatné, značnú, významný
Slovenian (NOUN)gradivo, snovi, snov, znatne, bistvene
Swedish (NOUN)väsentlig
Tahitian te materia
Tamil பொருள்
Telugu మెటీరియల్
Thai (NOUN)วัสดุ
Tongan ngaahi naunau
Turkish (NOUN)malzeme, materyal, maddi, madde
Ukrainian (NOUN)матеріал
Urdu (NOUN)مواد, مادی, اموادی, مال
Vietnamese (NOUN)vật liệu, tài liệu, nguyên liệu
Welsh (NOUN)deunydd, ddeunydd, materol, faterol, perthnasol, bwys, ddefnydd
Yucatec Maya xooko'obo'
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