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material

US [məˈtɪriəl]
UK [məˈtɪəriəl]
  • n.材料;原料;素材;布料
  • adj.物质的;客观存在的;重要的;必要的
  • Web材质;物料;资料
Plural Form:materials  
material
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n.
1.
[u][c]
布料cloth used for making clothes, curtains, etc.
a piece of material
一块布料
‘What material is this dress made of?’ ‘Cotton.’
“这件连衣裙是用什么料子做的?”“棉布。”
2.
[c][u]
材料;原料a substance that things can be made from
building materials(= bricks, sand, glass, etc.)
建筑材料
3.
[c][usupl][u]
(某一活动所需的)材料things that are needed in order to do a particular activity
teaching materials
教材
The company produces its own training material.
公司自行编写培训教材。
The teacher saw her as good university material(= good enough to go to university).
老师认为她是块上大学的料。
4.
[u]
素材;用以创作的材料(或构想)information or ideas used in books, etc.
She's collecting material for her latest novel.
她在为其最新的小说收集素材。
5.
[u]
节目;曲目;剧目items used in a performance
The band played all new material at the gig.
在现场音乐会上,乐队演奏的都是新曲目。
adj.
1.
[obn]
物质的,实际的(非精神需求的)connected with money, possessions, etc. rather than with the needs of the mind or spirit
material comforts
物质享受
changes in your material circumstances
物质环境的改变
2.
[obn]
物质的;客观存在的connected with the physical world rather than with the mind or spirit
the material world
物质世界
3.
重要的;必要的important and needing to be considered
material evidence
重要的证据
She omitted information that was material to the case.
她遗漏了此案的重要资料。

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