Material

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Definition

the material: the fabric, the textile, the cloth; the matter; the resources, the equipment
noun
After the budget cuts, teachers will have less access to teaching materials. They will have fewer books.

(biographical) material: information, data, facts (about someone's life)
noun

Examples

  • "Please let me know what steps you will take to remove this material within 15 working days of the date you received this letter."
  • "Are you carrying any of the following items: Acids, ammunition, animals, corpses, cremated remains, explosives, firearms, fireworks, flammable liquids, hazardous materials, materials with a disagreeable odor, matches?"
  • "No longer is the web 'just' a research tool, a means to keep in touch via e-mail or a source of easily-plagiarized material for lazy students."
  • "Flammable and corrosive materials are now being stored separately."
  • "Now I'm going to conduct a simple experiment to demonstrate the properties of these different materials."
  • "Promotional material will be sent to Delavigne's most important customers and retailers."
  • "Internet piracy, which involves file sharing and unauthorized downloading of copyrighted material, may be made illegal in several European countries."
  • "Jackson : As you can see, I've produced some small prototypes of Mr Delavigne's statue in different materials: a mini-Delavigne made from glass;"
  • "You should know that storing psychedelic, poisonous and alcoholic material in close proximity to cosmetic products is a major safety hazard."

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