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noun 
  1. (physics) The basic structural component of the universe. Matter usually has mass and volume.
    • 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 5.
    • : Parmenides seems to fasten on that which is one in definition, Melissus on that which is one in ,
      1. (physics) Non-antimatter matter.
      2. A kind of substance.
      vegetable
      1. A reason for concern; being amiss.
      What's the ?
      1. A situation.
      a trivial
      1. A cause.
      a for concern
      1. (neurology) Gray and white matter are the two nerve tissue types that comprise the brain and spinal cord.
verb 
  1. (intransitive): Be important.
The only thing that matters to Jim is being rich.
Etymology: From materia (matter, stuff, material), derivative of Latin mater (mother).


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