Translation of material in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable or uncountable (used in manufacturing etc) building materialsExample sentences1.2
also: materials plural(equipment) teaching materials writing materialsExample sentences1.3 uncountable (people)
- Many of the males and a few of the females wear stuff that looks like leather, but most is woven animal fur or plant material of kinds I do not know.
- It is formed from decomposing underground deposits of organic matter such as decaying plant material.
- Gas cylinders contain flammable material - the fire extinguishers put out fires.
material (masculine) humanoExample sentences
- Any money given to the project will be used toward the purchase of materials for the above activities.
- Other icons lead to full construction details plus information about materials and tools.
- Throwing money and materials and implements at the problem is not dealing with the problem.
- He is not teller material or bank material for that matter, but he sure makes me laugh.
- 2 uncountable and countable (cloth)Example sentences
- She picked out a plain dress of dark green material and a clean loin cloth.
- He pretended to dust an imaginary piece of lint from the dark material before returning his gaze to the other man.
- He had a piece of dark material masking his face and was wearing a black, cotton casual jacket.
- 3 uncountable 3.1 (for book, show etc) 3.2 (potential, quality) See examples: this is bestseller materialshe's champion materialeste es un bestseller en potenciahe's not college materialtiene madera de campeonano tiene madera de estudiante universitariono tiene aptitudes para estudios superioresExample sentences
- Her spiky style and confident handling of the source material creates a book which is more of a literary event than a quiet read.
- Singletons might use it as a dating agency, novelists as material for a book, market researchers as the easiest way to corner unsuspecting prey.
- But, after a considerable amount of said hanging about, he accumulated enough material to write a book.
- The long-player will mix original material with traditional songs and is due out late next month.
- The seven-piece outfit perform Tex-Mex classics, Spanish songs and original material.
- The ensemble often draws its material from narrative folk songs.
- 2 (important, relevant) (evidence)(Law)to be material
tosomethingser esencial aalgoExample sentences
- We agreed with the firm that in failing to obtain a vet's report, he had breached an important and material condition of the policy.
- It will give auditors a better understanding of what is of material significance to the banks' regulator.
- If there's no disputing about taste, there's also no disputing some of the material consequences of taste.
- The situation in the crisis alters almost by the hour but as at Wednesday morning I will try and give you an update of matters that are material.
- In this case the following matters are particularly material.
- The Defendants had a legitimate interest in drawing attention to matters which were material in one or other of these two statutory purposes.
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