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Commaterial
Commaterial Com`ma*te"ri*al, a. Consisting of the same material. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Dematerialize
Dematerialize De`ma*te"ri*al*ize, v. t. To deprive of material or physical qualities or characteristics. Dematerializing matter by stripping it of everything which . . . has distinguished matter. --Milman.
Formed material
Formed Formed, a. 1. (Astron.) Arranged, as stars in a constellation; as, formed stars. [R.] 2. (Biol.) Having structure; capable of growth and development; organized; as, the formed or organized ferments. See Ferment, n. Formed material (Biol.), a term employed by Beale to denote the lifeless matter of a cell, that which is physiologically dead, in distinction from the truly germinal or living matter.
Immaterially
Immaterially Im`ma*te"ri*al*ly, adv. 1. In an immaterial manner; without matter or corporeal substance. 2. In an unimportant manner or degree.
Immaterialness
Immaterialness Im`ma*te"ri*al*ness, n. The state or quality of being immaterial; immateriality.
Immateriate
Immateriate Im`ma*te"ri*ate, a. Immaterial. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Materia medica
Materia medica Ma*te"ri*a med"i*ca [L. See Matter, and Medical.] 1. Material or substance used in the composition of remedies; -- a general term for all substances used as curative agents in medicine. 2. That branch of medical science which treats of the nature and properties of all the substances that are employed for the cure of diseases.
Material
Material Ma*te"ri*al, n. The substance or matter of which anything is made or may be made. Raw material, any crude, unfinished, or elementary materials that are adapted to use only by processes of skilled labor. Cotton, wool, ore, logs, etc., are raw material.
Material
Material Ma*te"ri*al, v. t. To form from matter; to materialize. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Material cause
Cause Cause (k[add]z), n. [F. cause, fr. L. causa. Cf. Cause, v., Kickshaw.] 1. That which produces or effects a result; that from which anything proceeds, and without which it would not exist. Cause is substance exerting its power into act, to make one thing begin to be. --Locke. 2. That which is the occasion of an action or state; ground; reason; motive; as, cause for rejoicing. 3. Sake; interest; advantage. [Obs.] I did it not for his cause. --2 Cor. vii. 12. 4. (Law) A suit or action in court; any legal process by which a party endeavors to obtain his claim, or what he regards as his right; case; ground of action. 5. Any subject of discussion or debate; matter; question; affair in general. What counsel give you in this weighty cause! --Shak. 6. The side of a question, which is espoused, advocated, and upheld by a person or party; a principle which is advocated; that which a person or party seeks to attain. God befriend us, as our cause is just. --Shak. The part they take against me is from zeal to the cause. --Burke. Efficient cause, the agent or force that produces a change or result. Final cause, the end, design, or object, for which anything is done. Formal cause, the elements of a conception which make the conception or the thing conceived to be what it is; or the idea viewed as a formative principle and co["o]perating with the matter. Material cause, that of which anything is made. Proximate cause. See under Proximate. To make common cause with, to join with in purposes and aims. --Macaulay. Syn: Origin; source; mainspring; motive; reason; incitement; inducement; purpose; object; suit; action.
Materialistic
Materialistic Ma*te`ri*al*is"tic, Materialistical Ma*te`ri*al*is"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to materialism or materialists; of the nature of materialism. But to me his very spiritualism seemed more materialistic than his physics. --C. Kingsley.
Materialistical
Materialistic Ma*te`ri*al*is"tic, Materialistical Ma*te`ri*al*is"tic*al, a. Of or pertaining to materialism or materialists; of the nature of materialism. But to me his very spiritualism seemed more materialistic than his physics. --C. Kingsley.
Materialization
Materialization Ma*te`ri*al*i*za"tion, n. The act of materializing, or the state of being materialized.
Materialize
Materialize Ma*te"ri*al*ize, v. i. To appear as a material form; to take substantial shape. [Colloq.]
Materially
Materially Ma*te"ri*al*ly, adv. 1. In the state of matter. I do not mean that anything is separable from a body by fire that was not materially pre["e]xistent in it. --Boyle. 2. In its essence; substantially. An ill intention is certainly sufficient to spoil . . . an act in itself materially good. --South. 3. In an important manner or degree; essentaily; as, it materially concern us to know the real motives of our actions.
Materialness
Materialness Ma*te"ri*al*ness, n. The state of being material.
Materiarian
Materiarian Ma*te`ri*a"ri*an, n. [L. materiarius.] See Materialist. [Obs.]
Materiate
Materiate Ma*te"ri*ate, Materiated Ma*te"ri*a`ted, a. [L. materiatus, p. p. of materiare to build of wood.] Consisting of matter. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Materiated
Materiate Ma*te"ri*ate, Materiated Ma*te"ri*a`ted, a. [L. materiatus, p. p. of materiare to build of wood.] Consisting of matter. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Materiation
Materiation Ma*te`ri*a"tion, n. [L. materiatio woodwork.] Act of forming matter. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Osmateria
Osmaterium Os`ma*te"ri*um, n.; pl. Osmateria. [NL., fr. Gr. ? smell.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a pair of scent organs which the larv[ae] of certain butterflies emit from the first body segment, either above or below.
Raw material
Material Ma*te"ri*al, n. The substance or matter of which anything is made or may be made. Raw material, any crude, unfinished, or elementary materials that are adapted to use only by processes of skilled labor. Cotton, wool, ore, logs, etc., are raw material.
Somateria mollissima
Eider Ei"der, n. [Of Scand. origin, cf. Icel [ae]?r; akin to Sw. eider, Dan. ederfugl.] (Zo["o]l.) Any species of sea duck of the genus Somateria, esp. Somateria mollissima, which breeds in the northern parts of Europe and America, and lines its nest with fine down (taken from its own body) which is an article of commerce; -- called also eider duck. The American eider (S. Dresseri), the king eider (S. spectabilis), and the spectacled eider (Arctonetta Fischeri) are related species. Eider down. [Cf. Icel. [ae][eth]ard[=u]n, Sw. eiderd[=u]n, Dan. ederduun.] Down of the eider duck, much sought after as an article of luxury.
Supermaterial
Supermaterial Su`per*ma*te"ri*al, a. Being above, or superior to, matter.
Unmaterial
Unmaterial Un`ma*te"ri*al, a. Not material; immaterial. [Obs.] --Daniel.

Meaning of Materia from wikipedia

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