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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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* The quick-change multiple grate system is designed to make it easy to customize grate configurations to produce a wide variety of finished materials. Grates are removed through an access door on the side wall.
It is always enlightening to ask patients about their needs and to get their reactions to the finished materials.
Key benefits of the halloysite nanotubes for plastics include an increase in nanocomposite material strength and modulus with no sacrifice in ductility, improved uniformity of finished materials, reduced component weight, and improved performance at higher temperatures, says NaturalNano.