英音 [məˈtɪəriəl] 美音 [məˈtɪriəl]
the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object;
"coal is a hard black material"
"wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form;
"the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography"
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers;
"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"
"woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"
"she measured off enough material for a dress"
things needed for doing or making something;
"useful teaching materials"
a person judged suitable for admission or employment;
"he was university material"
"she was vice-presidential material"
concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests;
derived from or composed of matter;
"the material universe"
directly relevant to a matter especially a law case;
"his support made a material difference"
"evidence material to the issue at hand"
"facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"
"a material witness"
concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being;
"the moral and material welfare of all good citizens"
having material or physical form or substance;
"that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible"
having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary;
"the substantial world"
"a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"
"most ponderous and substantial things"
biomaterial n. 生物材料;
immaterial adj. 不重要的;非实质的;非物质的;无形的;
materialism n. 唯物主义;唯物论;实利主义，物质主义;[艺]写实主义;
materiality n. 物质性;
materialize vi. 具体化;实质化，实现;形体化;突然出现; vt. 使成真，实现;是物质化，使具体化;
materially adv. <正>相当地;大大地;物质上;钱财上;
material symmetry 实质对称性;
material circumstance 主要事项;
material processing 材料加工;
material handling 物料输送，原材料处理;
material man 仓库管理员，材料供应者;
material shortage 材料缺乏;
material pile 料堆;
material characteristic 材料特性;
material goods 有形材;
material solid 实体;
work material 加工材料;
grafting material 接合材料;
plantmix material 厂拌材料;
smart material [化] 智能材料，机敏材料;
embedding material [医]包埋剂，包埋料;
denuded material [医]制蚀的材料;
unprocessed material 未加工材料;
bred material 增生材料;
durable material 耐用材料;
phosphorated material 含磷材料;