- mater turrita,
- materia alba,
- materia medica,
- material cause,
- material culture,
- material equivalence,
- material implication,
- material mode
Origin of material
Examples from the Web for materials
How do you find the materials, and how do you manage to get them across New York to the sites?#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Our volunteers donate their time, materials, and use of their 3-D printers to create them,” Jen Owen, a member of e-NABLE, said.3-D Printing Is Changing the Future of Prosthetics|Lucy Vernasco|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The collective stresses that it has no intentions of museum-izing the materials it has gathered.
Most people could agree on whether a given configuration of materials is a functioning vehicle or a useless set of parts.
Standards are a little sloppier when it comes to Christian materials.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The numerous enquiries which the patient had made, furnished him with materials for reflexion.Observations on Madness and Melancholy|John Haslam
The Washington building is the expression in materials of their aspirations for what is best and most beautiful.
The materials for this work can in part be obtained from a bindery.Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries|John Cotton Dana
It will be my fault if I do not make a good work; but I sometimes take an awful fright that I have not materials enough.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)|Charles Darwin
They perform important offices, although they are not the materials to rear and consolidate the edifice of thought.On the Nature of Thought|John Haslam
Word Origin for material
late 14c., "substance, matter from which a thing is made," from material (adj.).
mid-14c., "real, ordinary; earthly, drawn from the material world;" a term in scholastic philosophy and theology, from Old French material, materiel (14c.) and directly from Late Latin materialis (adj.) "of or belonging to matter," from Latin materia "matter, stuff, wood, timber" (see matter). From late 14c. as "made of matter, having material existence; material, physical, substantial;" from late 15c. as "important, relevant."