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) this is bestseller materialeste es un bestseller en potenciashe's champion materialtiene madera de campeonahe's not college materialno tiene madera de estudiante universitario
no 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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