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Material
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Material as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 45 answers for the crossword clue 'Material', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Material a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Material as an answer itself some 92 times.

Material is a single word clue made up of 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 07 December 2021 with the answer being DENIM, but the most popular answer for this clue is REP.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Things needed for doing or making something; "writing materials"; "useful teaching materials"
  • 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"
  • A person judged suitable for admission or employment; "he was university material"; "she was vice-presidential material"
  • Derived from or composed of matter; "the material universe"
  • Having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
  • 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"
  • Having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare
  • 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"
  • Directly relevant to a matter especially a law case; "his support made a material difference"; "evidence material to the issue at hand"; "facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"; "a material witness"
  • Concerned with or affecting physical as distinct from intellectual or psychological well-being; "material needs"; "the moral and material welfare of all good citizens"- T.Roosevelt
  • Concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests; "material possessions"; "material wealth"; "material comforts"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

NET
A computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

REP
A fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs

4 Letters

DITT

LACE
A delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

REAL
The basic unit of money in Brazil; equal to 100 centavos

SILK
A fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae

WOOL
A fabric made from the hair of sheep

5 Letters

CLOTH
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"

DENIM
(usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear

FIBRE
A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

LINEN
A fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant

NINON
A fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon

NYLON
A synthetic fabric

RAYON
A synthetic silklike fabric

SATIN
A smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

SERGE
A twilled woolen fabric

STUFF
Miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"

TWEED
(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

TWILL
A cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs

VOILE
A light semitransparent fabric

6 Letters

CALICO
Coarse cloth with a bright print

CHINTZ
A brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric

COTTON
Fabric woven from cotton fibers

DAMASK
A table linen made from linen with a damask pattern

FABRIC
The underlying structure; "providing a factual framework for future research"; "it is part of the fabric of society"

MATTER
That which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"

MUSLIN
Plain-woven cotton fabric

VELVET
Resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface

7 Letters

BROCADE
Thick heavy expensive material with a raised pattern

CHIFFON
A sheer fabric of silk or rayon

GERMANE
Relevant and appropriate; "he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"

GINGHAM
A clothing fabric in a plaid weave

LEATHER
Whip with a leather strap

TAFFETA
A crisp smooth lustrous fabric

TEXTILE
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"

WORSTED
A tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool

8 Letters

CHENILLE
A heavy fabric woven with chenille cord; used in rugs and bedspreads

CRETONNE
An unglazed heavy fabric; brightly printed; used for slipcovers and draperies

ORGANDIE
A sheer stiff muslin

PHYSICAL
Involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"

9 Letters

CORPOREAL
Having material or physical form or substance; "that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett

PETERSHAM

SUBSTANCE
The real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"

10 Letters

SEERSUCKER
A light puckered fabric (usually striped)

11 Letters

SUBSTANTIAL
Having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and substantial things"- Shakespeare

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