Material+substance

  • 21 substance — (n.) c.1300, essential nature, from O.Fr. substance (12c.), from L. substantia being, essence, material, from substans, prp. of substare stand firm, be under or present, from sub up to, under + stare to stand, from PIE root *sta to stand (see… …

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  • 22 Material monism — is a Presocratic belief which provides an explanation of the physical world by saying that all of the world s objects are composed of a single element. Among the material monists were the three Milesian philosophers: Thales, who believed that… …

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  • 23 Material safety data sheet — An example MSDS in a US format provides guidance for handling a hazardous substance and information on its composition and properties. MSDS redirects here. For the video game, see MapleStory DS. A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) (also known as… …

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  • 24 substance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. material (see substance); subject [matter], meaning, gist; wealth (see money). II Material existence Nouns 1. substance, matter; corpus, frame, protoplasm, principle; person, thing, object, article; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 25 substance — Stuff; material. SYN: substantia [TA], matter. [L. substantia, essence, material, fr. sub sto, to stand under, be present] alpha s. SYN: reticular s. (1). anterior perforated s. [TA] a region at the base …

    Medical dictionary

  • 26 substance — sub|stance W3 [ˈsʌbstəns] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(material)¦ 2¦(truth)¦ 3¦(ideas)¦ 4¦(importance)¦ 5 man/woman of substance ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin substantia, from substare to stand under ] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27 Material Safety Data Sheet — Fiche de données de sécurité La fiche de données de sécurité (FDS) ou Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) est un formulaire contenant des données relatives aux propriétés d une substance chimique. Ces fiches sont un élément important de la Santé et …

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  • 28 material — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bodily, corporeal (see substance). n. cloth, fabric; matter, substance; written matter. See materials. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Composed of matter] Syn. physical, tangible, palpable, corporeal;… …

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  • 29 material — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 cloth ADJECTIVE ▪ coarse, rough, thick ▪ fine, silky, soft, thin ▪ woven …

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  • 30 material — I UK [məˈtɪərɪəl] / US [məˈtɪrɪəl] noun Word forms material : singular material plural materials *** 1) [countable/uncountable] cloth Her dress was made of a thin lacy material. heavy material for making curtains 2) a) [uncountable] a substance,… …

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  • 31 material — ma|te|ri|al1 [ mə tıriəl ] noun *** ▸ 1 cloth ▸ 2 substances (for something) ▸ 3 for book/movie/song ▸ 4 things used for activity ▸ 5 someone appropriate for something 1. ) count or uncount cloth: Her dress was made of a thin lacy material. heavy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 32 substance — n. 1 a the essential material, esp. solid, forming a thing (the substance was transparent). b a particular kind of material having uniform properties (this substance is salt). 2 a reality; solidity (ghosts have no substance). b seriousness or… …

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  • 33 substance — Synonyms and related words: Swiss bank account, actuality, affective meaning, affluence, air, amount, amplitude, assets, atom, atomic particles, atoms, axiom, balance, bank account, basis, bearing, being, bench mark, best part, better part, body …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 34 substance — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin substantia, from substant , substans, present participle of substare to stand under, from sub + stare to stand more at stand Date: 14th century 1. a. essential nature ; essence b. a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 35 substance — noun 1 MATERIAL (C) a type of solid or liquid that has particular characteristics: a sticky substance | radioactive substances | Heroin is an illegal substance. 2 IDEAS (singular, uncountable) formal the most important ideas contained in an… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 36 substance —    Aristotle defined a substance in his Categories as what is neither in a subject nor said of a subject , but in his Metaphysics as a determinate individual that is capable of existing on its own , that is, independently. Aristotle distinguishes …

    Christian Philosophy

  • 37 substance — substanceless, adj. /sub steuhns/, n. 1. that of which a thing consists; physical matter or material: form and substance. 2. a species of matter of definite chemical composition: a chalky substance. 3. See controlled substance. 4. the subject… …

    Universalium

  • 38 Substance — The word substance originates from Latin substantia , literally meaning standing under . The word was used to translate the Greek philosophical term ousia.Substance may refer to: *Substance theory, in philosophy, that element of an object without …

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  • 39 material — ma|te|ri|al1 W1S1 [məˈtıəriəl US ˈtır ] n 1.) [U and C] cloth used for making clothes, curtains etc = ↑fabric ▪ curtain material ▪ scraps of material ▪ a cape made of a soft material 2.) [U and C] a solid substance such as wood, plastic, or metal …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 40 material — [[t]mətɪ͟əriəl[/t]] ♦♦ materials 1) N VAR A material is a solid substance. ...electrons in a conducting material such as a metal. ...the design of new absorbent materials. ...recycling of all materials. 2) N MASS Material is cloth. ...the thick… …

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