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Adjective
Denoting or consisting of physical objects rather than the mind or spirit
“This partially explains the material dimension of his iconography, rooted in the physical world of nature around him.”
Adjective
Relevant or pertinent
“But what is material damage to property, and why should locality be less important in this case?”
Adjective
Concerned with money or possessions rather than the needs of the mind or spirit
“This symbolises a need our soaring material culture cannot satisfy.”
Adjective
Having to do with the matter at hand
“It must be proved that the accused was suffering from an abnormality of mind at the material time.”
Noun
Information or ideas for use in creating a book or other work
“He obviously hoped to repeat his success with another trip, but the second cruise was dogged by bad weather and did not provide enough material for a book.”
Noun
The matter from which a thing is or can be made
“The fire spread so quickly, he said, because there was a lot of flammable material inside the building.”
Noun
Things needed for an activity
“Jefferson's choice of roofing material was the other matter to be considered.”
Noun
Cloth or fabric
“I gasped when I saw the material; it was a sheer blue shimmery silk material that felt like water.”
Noun
Matter, fabric
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