英音 [ˈmætə(r)] 美音 [ˈmætɚ]
a vaguely specified concern;
"several matters to attend to"
"it is none of your affair"
"things are going well"
some situation or event that is thought about;
"he kept drifting off the topic"
"he had been thinking about the subject for several years"
"it is a matter for the police"
that which has mass and occupies space;
"physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
"is anything the matter?"
(used with negation) having consequence;
"they were friends and it was no matter who won the games"
written works (especially in books or magazines);
"he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
have weight; have import, carry weight;
"It does not matter much"
antimatter n. 反物质;
smatter v. 充内行; n. 一知半解，肤浅的知识;
obnoxious matter 应受处罚的事件;
interstellar matter n. 星际间物质;
secret matter 秘密事件;
subject matter n. 主题，论题;创作的题材，素材;
organic matter 有机物;
soluble matter 可溶性物质;
new matter 新的事物;
proximate matter 型材，坯;
dissolved matter 溶解物;
foreign matter 杂质;
ejected matter 喷出物质，排出物质;
inert matter [医] 无效物质，惰性物质;
object matter 主题;
sensate matter 可感觉物质;
inorganic matter 无机物，无机物质;
insoluble matter 不溶解物，不溶解物质，不溶物质;
mutagen matter 诱变物质;
condensed matter 凝聚体;
involatile matter [化] 难挥发物;