One of the biggest markets for explosives and the materials used to make them is the farming community.
He wants to be an architect, but the war has just ended and materials are too costly.
materials are available in world markets at unusually low prices.
The labels cite neither dates nor materials, just imaginary titles.
Lean manufacturing today means spending a lot of money buying parts, materials, and services from other companies.
A near-by squad was making baskets, using a variety of materials.
Their canoes were very poor, owing to the want of materials, and very few were seen.
It is to his candour, indeed, that we owe our materials for criticising his own proceedings.
But it was not new,—only a fresh combination of materials that had already been employed.
From now on materials could be cut in the water and easily floated.
mid-14c., "real, ordinary; earthly, drawn from the material world;" a term in scholastic philosophy and theology, from Old French material, materiel (14c.) and directly from Late Latin materialis (adj.) "of or belonging to matter," from Latin materia "matter, stuff, wood, timber" (see matter). From late 14c. as "made of matter, having material existence; material, physical, substantial;" from late 15c. as "important, relevant."
late 14c., "substance, matter from which a thing is made," from material (adj.).