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Engelsk adjektiv: material

1. material concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests


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


Uttrykk med lignende betydningsecular, temporal, worldly


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)unworldly

2. material derived from or composed of matter


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe material universe.


Uttrykk med lignende betydningphysical, physical


Se ogsåmaterial, real, substantial


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenecorporality, corporeality, materiality, physicalness


Uttrykk med motsatt 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.


Uttrykk med lignende betydningcrucial


Uttrykk med motsatt 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.


Uttrykk med lignende betydningphysical


Uttrykk med motsatt 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)corporeal


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


Se ogsåbodied


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenecorporality, corporeality, materiality, physicalness


Uttrykk med motsatt 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)real, substantial


Se ogsåmaterial


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenesolidness, substantiality, substantialness


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal


Engelsk substantiv: material

1. material (om masse eller 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)stuff


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksubstance


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabradant, 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 kommunikasjon) 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 spesifikke uttrykkinfo, information


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcopy, rehash

3. material (om gjenstand) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkartefact, artifact


Mere spesifikke uttrykkaba, 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 spesifikke uttrykkedging, hem


Vedrørende disse spesifikke uttrykkenefilling, pick, warp, weft, woof

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


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWriting materials.
Useful teaching materials.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkequipment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkpackaging, 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 spesifikke uttrykkapplicant, applier









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