You've made several material contributions to this project.
This is the most material fact in this lawsuit.
A material witness.
An example of material is the fabric from which something is made.
An example of material are the facts used in a book.
An example of material are the jokes a comedian tells.
An example of material is the wood used to build something.
An example of material is an interest in the physical space around you.
An example of material is the most important point in an argument.
Material for a comedy.
A material object, material forces.
- 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii.With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get [...].
We were a warm-up act at the time; we didn't have enough original material to headline.
Testimony material to the inquiry.
This compound has a number of interesting material properties.
The members of the board felt that she was vice-presidential material.
Origin of material
- Middle English consisting of matter, material from Old French from Late Latin māteriālis from Latin māteria matter māter- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition