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material

1. cloth or fabric
2. Philosophy composed of or relating to physical as opposed to mental or spiritual substance
3. Philosophy of or relating to matter as opposed to form
4. Law relevant to the issue before court: applied esp to facts or testimony of much significance
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But let us pass from this part of predictions (concerning which, nevertheless, more light may be taken from that which followeth); and let us speak first, of the materials of seditions; then of the motives of them; and thirdly of the remedies.
Hence they are full of the most valuable materials for the enlightenment of the working class.
The other, after a conscientious effort to build a terrestrial paradise out of the same materials, with the addition of a "grave and stately stork," spoils it all by blundering upon the ghastly truth at the last.
But a careful analysis of these descriptions will show that the materials of which they are formed are not individually beautiful and can not be wrought into combinations that are beautiful.
Nevertheless Lebrun went on copying the materials and ornaments with the closest fidelity - a process which Aramis watched with ill-concealed impatience.
If we had a pattern of the materials, for example, and with time, and a better light - "
said D'Artagnan, "this ought to be the knotty point of the whole thing; they want a pattern of each of the materials.
A WISE and illustrious Writer of Fables was visiting a travelling menagerie with a view to collecting literary materials.
If specks appear in your product, first examine statistically representative samples of the raw material closely to be sure it isn't the source.
Fillers proportioning systems should be designed so as to minimize any material degradation and should, if possible, and equipment permitting, introduce materials directly into the mixing chamber via one of the side or rear entries of the hopper section of the mixer.
The traditional way is to use either a rubber-tired or crawler-mounted material handler driven by a diesel engine.