Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk tillægsord: material

1. material concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMaterial possessions.
Material wealth.
Material comforts.


Termer med lignende betydningsecular, temporal, worldly


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unworldly

2. material derived from or composed of matter


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe material universe.


Termer med lignende betydningphysical, physical


Se ogsåmaterial, real, substantial


Kendetegnercorporality, corporeality, materiality, physicalness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)nonmaterial, immaterial

3. material directly relevant to a matter especially a law case


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.


Termer med lignende betydningcrucial


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)immaterial

4. material concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMaterial needs.
The moral and material welfare of all good citizens.


Termer med lignende betydningphysical


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)mental

5. material having material or physical form or substance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)corporeal


Termer med lignende betydningbodied, bodily, corporal, corporate, embodied, incarnate, reincarnate


Se ogsåbodied


Kendetegnercorporality, corporeality, materiality, physicalness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)incorporeal, immaterial

6. material having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe substantial world.
A mere dream, neither substantial nor practical.
Most ponderous and substantial things.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)real, substantial


Se ogsåmaterial


Kendetegnersolidness, substantiality, substantialness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal


Engelsk navneord: material

1. material (om masse el. substans) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCoal is a hard black material.
Wheat is the stuff they use to make bread.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stuff


Mindre specifikke termersubstance


Mere specifikke termerabradant, abrasive, abrasive material, adhesive, adhesive agent, adhesive material, aggregate, ammunition, animal material, atom, ballast, bedding, bedding material, bimetal, builder, chemical, chemical substance, color, coloring material, colour, colouring material, composite material, conductor, contaminant, contamination, corpuscle, detergent builder, detritus, diamagnet, dielectric, discharge, dust, earth, elastomer, emission, fiber, fibre, fill, filling, floc, floccule, fluff, foam, ground, HAZMAT, homogenate, humate, impregnation, insulator, litter, mineral, molecule, mote, nonconductor, packing, packing material, paper, particle, particulate, particulate matter, plant material, plant substance, precursor, radioactive material, raw material, rind, rock, sealing material, sorbate, sorbent, sorbent material, speck, staple, stone, thickener, thickening, toner, translucent substance, transparent substance, undercut, vernix, vernix caseosa, wad, wadding, waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

2. material (om kommunikation) information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe archives provided rich material for a definitive biography.


Mindre specifikke termerinfo, information


Mere specifikke termercopy, rehash

3. material (om genstand) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent.
Woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC.
She measured off enough material for a dress.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cloth, fabric, textile


Mindre specifikke termerartefact, artifact


Mere specifikke termeraba, acrylic, Aertex, alpaca, bagging, baize, basket weave, batik, batiste, belting, bombazine, boucle, broadcloth, broadcloth, brocade, buckram, bunting, calico, cambric, camel's hair, camelhair, camlet, camo, camouflage, canopy, Canton flannel, canvas, canvass, cashmere, cerecloth, challis, chambray, chenille, chiffon, chino, chintz, coating, cobweb, cord, corduroy, cotton, cotton flannel, crape, crepe, cretonne, crinoline, damask, denim, diamante, diaper, dimity, doeskin, drapery, duck, duffel, duffle, dungaree, durable press, elastic, etamin, etamine, faille, felt, fiber, fibre, flannel, flannelette, fleece, foulard, frieze, fustian, gabardine, georgette, gingham, grogram, grosgrain, hair, haircloth, herringbone, homespun, hopsack, hopsacking, horsehair, imitation leather, jaconet, jacquard, jean, khaddar, khadi, khaki, knit, lace, lame, leatherette, linen, linsey-woolsey, lint, lisle, macintosh, mackinaw, mackintosh, madras, marseille, mesh, meshing, meshwork, metallic, mohair, moire, moleskin, monk's cloth, moquette, moreen, motley, mousseline de sole, muslin, nankeen, net, network, ninon, nylon, oilcloth, olive drab, organza, paisley, panting, pepper-and-salt, percale, permanent press, piece of cloth, piece of material, pilot cloth, pina cloth, pinstripe, pique, plaid, plush, polyester, pongee, poplin, print, quilting, rayon, rep, repp, sackcloth, sacking, sailcloth, samite, sateen, satin, satinet, satinette, screening, scrim, seersucker, serge, shag, shantung, sharkskin, sheeting, shirting, shirttail, silesia, silk, spandex, sponge cloth, stammel, suede, suede cloth, suiting, swan's down, taffeta, tammy, tapa, tapestry, tapis, tappa, tartan, terry, terry cloth, terrycloth, ticking, toweling, towelling, trousering, tweed, twill, upholstery material, Velcro, velour, velours, velvet, velveteen, vicuna, Viyella, voile, vulcanized fiber, wash-and-wear, watered-silk, waterproof, web, webbing, whipcord, wincey, wire cloth, wool, woolen, woollen, worsted, yoke


Omfatter disse specifikke termeredging, hem


Vedrører disse specifikke termerfilling, pick, warp, weft, woof

4. material (om genstand) things needed for doing or making something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWriting materials.
Useful teaching materials.


Mindre specifikke termerequipment


Mere specifikke termerpackaging, railing, roofing

5. material (om person) a person judged suitable for admission or employment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was university material.
She was vice-presidential material.


Mindre specifikke termerapplicant, applier









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