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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Substances of which a thing is made or composed.

Usage examples (33)
  • Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
  • Then followed the German seizure of what they called materials for war.
  • Why do vaccines contain materials derived from cows?
  • Rawer materials from the Earth, less processing, fewer chemicals. for more
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