Noun Definition


1.Definition: a person judged suitable for admission or employment

"He was university material", "She was vice-presidential material"

Category: People

2.Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"The fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent", "Woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC", "She measured off enough material for a dress"

Related Noun(s):cloth, fabric, textile

Category: Objects

3.Definition: information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form

"The archives provided rich material for a definitive biography"

Category: General

4.Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

"Coal is a hard black material", "Wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

Related Noun(s):stuff

Category: General

5.Definition: things needed for doing or making something

"Writing materials", "Useful teaching materials"

Category: Objects