de-materialise

dematerialize

[dee-muh-teer-ee-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), dematerialized, dematerializing.
to deprive of or lose material character.
Also, especially British, dematerialise.


Origin:
1880–85; de- + materialize

dematerialization, noun
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dematerialize or dematerialise (ˌdiːməˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to cease to have material existence, as in science fiction or spiritualism
2.  to disappear without trace; vanish
 
dematerialise or dematerialise
 
vb
 
demateriali'zation or dematerialise
 
n
 
demateriali'sation or dematerialise
 
n

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