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material  

EN[məˈtɪɹiəl] [məˈtɪəɹɪəl]
US
Fmatériel

    Definition of material in English Dictionary

  • NomPLmaterialsSUF-ial
    1. Matter which may be shaped or manipulated, particularly in making something.
      1. Asphalt, composed of oil and sand, is a widely used material for roads. ‎
    2. Text written for a specific purpose.
      1. We were a warm-up act at the time; we didn't have enough original material to headline. ‎
    3. A sample or specimens for study.
      1. Cloth to be made into a garment.
        1. You'll need about a yard of material to make this. ‎
      2. A person who is qualified for a certain position or activity.
        1. John Doe is a great governor, and I also believe he is presidential material. ‎
      3. Related data of various kinds, especially if collected as the basis for a document or book.
        1. Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.
      4. The substance that something is made or composed of.
        1. As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.
    4. VerbeSGmaterialsPRmateriallingPT, PPmaterialled
      1. OBS VT To form from matter; to materialize.
      2. AdjectifCOMmore materialSUPmost material
        1. Having to do with matter; consisting of matter.
          1. This compound has a number of interesting material properties.
        2. Worldly, as opposed to spiritual.
          1. Don't let material concerns get in the way of living a happy life.
        3. (law, accounting) Significant.
          1. You've made several material contributions to this project.
          2. This is the most material fact in this lawsuit.
      3. Plus d'exemples
        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
          • Strawbale construction is a sustainable method for building, from the standpoint of both materials and energy needed for heating and cooling.
          • Similarly, foreign genetic material may be acquired at this locus by illegitimate recombination during genome concatemerisation.
          • Photos on opposite page show how material is applied to "egg crate" framework in making this installation
        2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
          • Materials that can be deformed by photoirradiation are not unknown, but generally consist of polymer films and gels and are rather slow-acting.
        3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
          • The systems administrator will unsuspend your user account if you agree to stop publishing inappropriate material.
          • I geocode my customers' addresses to provide them with more relevant promotional material.
          • The inside of a valve has whetted parts constructed of corrosion resistant material.
      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
        1. Adjectifs
          • Noms
            • Noms Dénombrable
              • Singularia tantum
                • Noms Indénombrable
              • Verbes
                • Verbes transitifs
              Liens Connexes:
              1. en materials
              2. en materialism
              3. en materialistic
              4. en materially
              5. en materialize
              Source: Wiktionnaire
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              Meaning of material for the defined word.

              Grammaticalement, ce mot "material" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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