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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 Building Material

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

Sentences with building-material


1. Noun Phrase
Other commonly used scratch building materials are balsa and brazilwood sheets, foam core sheets and cardstock.

2. Noun Phrase
Glue the building pieces together using plastic cement for styrene and white craft glue for other building materials.

3. Noun Phrase
Cut pieces of the building materials to create the detail elements, or glue on purchased details.

4. Noun Phrase
Acrylic plastic is a handy building material that has a variety of uses.

2. building

noun. ['ˈbɪldɪŋ'] a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place.

Synonyms

  • wall
  • temple
  • club
  • extension
  • brothel
  • volary
  • anteroom
  • dormitory
  • shooting gallery
  • mortuary
  • ruin
  • house
  • stairway
  • dorm
  • skeleton
  • tap house
  • entrance hall
  • hotel
  • exterior door
  • stud
  • house of prostitution
  • foundation stone
  • student union
  • foyer
  • structure
  • library
  • apartment house
  • elevator
  • greenhouse
  • Roman building
  • sporting house
  • skyscraper
  • level
  • chapterhouse
  • gambling hell
  • office building
  • eating house
  • outside door
  • bathing machine
  • crawlspace
  • place of worship
  • hall
  • glasshouse
  • healthcare facility
  • hotel-casino
  • firetrap
  • butchery
  • heat
  • bagnio
  • centre
  • presbytery
  • rotunda
  • lobby
  • medical building
  • annexe
  • center
  • apartment building
  • casino-hotel
  • nursery
  • student residence
  • gambling den
  • packinghouse
  • gambling house
  • planetarium
  • corner
  • opium den
  • eatery
  • skating rink
  • upstairs
  • lift
  • underframe
  • crawl space
  • bawdyhouse
  • storey
  • observatory
  • story
  • theatre
  • court
  • house of prayer
  • theater
  • gazebo
  • restaurant
  • abattoir
  • shambles
  • architecture
  • gaming house
  • heating
  • vestibule
  • aviary
  • eating place
  • whorehouse
  • telecom hotel
  • bird sanctuary
  • cullis
  • feedlot
  • house of worship
  • summerhouse
  • Hall of Fame
  • rink
  • quoin
  • antechamber
  • outbuilding
  • farm building
  • cathouse
  • nook
  • office block
  • edifice
  • bathhouse
  • heating system
  • construction
  • slaughterhouse
  • interior door
  • bordello
  • courtyard
  • staircase
  • roof
  • rest house
  • wing
  • clubhouse
  • tavern
  • room
  • cornerstone
  • heating plant
  • annex
  • bowling alley
  • frame
  • ministry
  • dead room
  • signal box
  • floor
  • skeletal frame
  • morgue
  • shaft
  • school
  • signal tower
  • telco building
  • health facility
  • house of ill repute
  • residence hall
  • house of God
  • schoolhouse
  • window
  • scantling

Antonyms

  • woman
  • take away
  • natural object
  • intense

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. building

noun. ['ˈbɪldɪŋ'] the act of constructing something.

Synonyms

  • erection
  • road construction
  • shipbuilding
  • dry walling
  • erecting
  • crenelation
  • creating from raw materials
  • rustication
  • grading
  • ship building
  • crenellation
  • construction
  • house-raising
  • fabrication
  • assembly

Antonyms

  • spread
  • divide
  • contraction
  • shortness

8. 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)

9. material

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

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

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

10. building

noun. ['ˈbɪldɪŋ'] the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones.

Synonyms

  • sheet-metal work
  • plumbing
  • business enterprise
  • masonry
  • commercial enterprise
  • painting
  • business
  • house painting
  • roofing
  • shingling
  • construction
  • jerry-building

Antonyms

  • repair
  • make
  • success
  • enrich
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