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1. material

noun. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • undercharge
  • discolor
  • homogeneous

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Absorbent Material

  • antibacterial
  • biomaterial
  • managerial
  • immaterial
  • bacterial
  • venereal
  • imperial
  • arterial
  • ethereal
  • serial
  • cereal

Sentences with absorbent-material


1. Noun Phrase
These absorbent materials can soak up the moisture in the soap, preventing it from settling into the carpet.

2. Noun Phrase
Allow the absorbent material to work on the surface for five minutes, or until it becomes completely saturated.

3. Noun Phrase
* Large enough to allow the pet to turn around, stand up and lie down

4. Noun Phrase
Sprinkle a generous amount of absorbent material such as sand, cat litter or cornstarch over the oil.

2. material

noun. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form.

Synonyms

  • info
  • information
  • rehash

Antonyms

  • custom-made
  • disengage
  • odd-toed ungulate
  • simplicity

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

3. material

noun. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • confront
  • stand still
  • poor
  • smooth

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

4. material

noun. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] things needed for doing or making something.

Synonyms

  • railing
  • roofing
  • equipment

Antonyms

  • factory-made
  • dislike
  • outgo
  • gross

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

5. material

adjective. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests.

Synonyms

  • secular
  • temporal

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • diving duck
  • dabbling duck

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

6. material

adjective. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] derived from or composed of matter.

Synonyms

  • physicalness
  • corporality
  • corporeality
  • real
  • substantial
  • physical

Antonyms

  • immateriality
  • immaterial
  • incorporeality
  • uncover

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

7. material

adjective. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] directly relevant to a matter especially a law case.

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

8. material

adjective. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being.

Antonyms

  • disjoin

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

9. material

adjective. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary.

Synonyms

  • substantialness
  • real
  • substantiality
  • substantial

Antonyms

  • insubstantial
  • stay
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)

10. material

adjective. ['məˈtɪriːəl'] having material or physical form or substance.

Synonyms

  • bodied
  • materiality
  • corporate
  • bodily
  • embodied
  • corporeal
  • physicalness
  • corporality
  • corporeality
  • reincarnate
  • incarnate

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • nonwashable

Etymology

  • material (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materialis (Latin)
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