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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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Example sentences of the word raw-material


1. Noun Phrase
Do you use a particular kind of raw material that the prospect does not have in their country?

2. Noun Phrase
Gold is a commodity, meaning it is a raw material used primarily in the production of other goods.

3. Noun Phrase
One of your business's many processes is turning raw materials into finished products ready for use.

4. Noun Phrase
The process of converting raw materials into finished products costs your company in time and money.

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. raw

adjective. ['ˈrɑː'] (used especially of commodities) being unprocessed or manufactured using only simple or minimal processes.

Synonyms

  • rude
  • unprocessed

Antonyms

  • strong
  • hard
  • old

Etymology

  • raw (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. raw

adjective. ['ˈrɑː'] having the surface exposed and painful.

Antonyms

  • humane

Etymology

  • raw (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. raw

adjective. ['ˈrɑː'] not processed or subjected to analysis.

Synonyms

  • crude

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • thick

Etymology

  • raw (Middle English (1100-1500))
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