Matted Matter-of-course

Matter

Meanings and phrases

matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a vaguely specified concern; affair; thing
  2. some situation or event that is thought about; topic; subject; issue
  3. that which has mass and occupies space
  4. a problem
  5. (used with negation) having consequence
  6. written works (especially in books or magazines)

matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. have weight; have import, carry weight; count; weigh

as a matter of fact

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in reality or actuality; in fact; in point of fact

back matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. written matter following the main text of a book; end matter

conservation of matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system; conservation of mass; law of conservation of mass; law of conservation of matter

crux of the matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the most important point; crux

dark matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (cosmology) a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up 90 percent of the universe; it is invisible (does not absorb or emit light) and does not collide with atomic particles but exerts gravitational force
E.g.
  • It is still not known exactly what dark matter is.
  • The constituents of cold dark matter are unknown.
  • Mention of dark matter is made in works of fiction.

end matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. written matter following the main text of a book; back matter

faecal matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels; fecal matter; feces; faeces; BM; stool; ordure; dejection

fecal matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels; faecal matter; feces; faeces; BM; stool; ordure; dejection
E.g.
  • Ambergris is usually passed in the fecal matter.
  • Larvae have been reported to feed on animal fecal matter, particularly that of tortoises.
  • "Salmonella" bacteria can be found in almost any product or animal that has been exposed to fecal matter.

for that matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. as far as that is concerned

front matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. written matter preceding the main text of a book; prelims

gray matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons; grey matter; grey substance; gray substance; substantia grisea
E.g.
  • The CNS is composed of white and gray matter.
  • Reduced gray matter density in certain brain structures has also been noted in human MDMA users.
  • A subpopulation of polydendrocytes in the gray matter of the embryonic CNS also generates protoplasmic astrocytes.

grey matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons; gray matter; grey substance; gray substance; substantia grisea
E.g.
  • White matter connects different regions of grey matter in the cerebrum together.
  • Loss of grey matter and other brain structural changes over time are observed in schizophrenia.
  • Similarly to brain volume, global grey matter volume is positively associated with intelligence.
n.
  1. a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system; conservation of mass; conservation of matter; law of conservation of mass

matter of course

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an inevitable ending; foregone conclusion
E.g.
  • Well, I, as a matter of course, wrote to him that I was going to America.
  • Writing to a program, then, was apparently a matter of course for Tchaikovsky.
  • In the fifteenth century, references to astrology, such as with similes, became "a matter of course" in English literature.

matter of fact

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a matter that is an actual fact or is demonstrable as a fact
  2. a disputed factual contention that is generally left for a jury to decide; question of fact
E.g.
  • My dispatches are merely dry matter of fact and detail.
  • As a matter of fact, it is only a man who is drug addicted.
  • As a matter of fact, in law, CP is not responsible for this cleanup."

matter of law

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a disputed legal contention that is generally left for a judge to decide; question of law
E.g.
  • These terms will be implied into all contracts of the same nature as a matter of law.
  • As a matter of law, however, rape could be committed only against a citizen in good standing.
  • The Court held "that the Superior Court's interpretation was incorrect as a matter of law" and reversed.

matter to

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be of importance or consequence; interest

no matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in spite of everything; without regard to drawbacks; regardless; irrespective; disregardless; disregarding
E.g.
  • Life is a great adventure no matter what you do.
  • Ships, no matter the size, are called "boats".
  • The line "a person's a person, no matter "how" small!!"

no matter what happens

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in spite of all obstacles; come hell or high water; whatever may come

nontextual matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; artwork; art; graphics

particulate matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant); particulate
E.g.
  • Globally, particulate matter has increased over 28% in indoor air and 35% in outdoor air.
  • Schools located in urban areas have higher particulate matter than schools in rural areas.
  • The hair surrounding its nostrils is dense to help filter particulate matter out as it digs.

pictorial matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. illustrations used to decorate or explain a text; picture

state of matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); state

subject matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. what a communication that is about something is about; message; content; substance
E.g.
  • The subject matter treated is: Volume 1: Volume 2:
  • He emphasized the importance of the subject matter.
  • The subject matter is The Empire Pool Wembley.

tabular matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. information set out in tabular form; tabulation

textual matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the words of something written; text

vegetable matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. matter produced by plants or growing in the manner of a plant
E.g.
  • Fruit and vegetable matter is also eaten sometimes.
  • Flyers, as a rule, are mostly fed vegetable matter.
  • They require a lot of vegetable matter in their diet.

waste matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; waste; waste material; waste product

white matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths; substantia alba
E.g.
  • This is associated with frontal lobe white matter lesions.
  • A section through the material also appeared to show grey and white matter.
  • He observed plaque on his own teeth— “a little white matter” as he called it.

written matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. matter to be printed; exclusive of graphical materials; copy

matter how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No matter how brutal the man may be, she cannot escape".
  • They put their all into any job, no matter how difficult.
  • No matter how much we may wish it, chimps are not human."

matter what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No matter what we decide, we're only going to lose.
  • It didn't matter what, I'd have played anything!"
  • Life is a great adventure no matter what you do.

no matter how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They put their all into any job, no matter how difficult.
  • What they earn is theirs, no matter how small or how great.
  • "The rock stars say these boats are competitive no matter how old they are."

organic matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The south pool is mostly full of organic matter.
  • Biomass is organic matter from living organisms.
  • Decaying organic matter is a primary diet for many species.

no matter what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Life is a great adventure no matter what you do.
  • The club began attracting music lovers, no matter what their race.
  • Everybody's always out to get them, no matter what they do, like me."

not matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They found it did not matter if there was one or not.
  • It does not matter why a concoction works, only that it does work.
  • Since it was already flagging, it did not matter if his own efforts failed.

condensed matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This opens up a new research direction in condensed matter physics.
  • Laurens W. Molenkamp is an experimental condensed matter physicist.
  • His expertise is in condensed matter theory in strongly correlated electronic systems.

matter of debate

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E.g.
  • The reason for this decision is still a matter of debate.
  • PAVN-VC losses are a matter of debate.
  • Hebrew spelling is a matter of debate.

plant matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • About 33 percent of all plant matter is cellulose.
  • Its diet consists primarily of plant matter and seeds.
  • Coalification starts with dead plant matter decaying into peat.

does not matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It does not matter why a concoction works, only that it does work.
  • For all three wagers, the order in which the numbers are hit does not matter.
  • The actual type of stratum does not matter as long as it has low permeability.

matter of time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The next season, it was only a matter of time before he set a new record.
  • If MLB prevailed, it just would have been a matter of time before they followed up.
  • It was just a matter of time, and it was time to come out with something different."

only a matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Liga 2 competition is only a matter of months.
  • Most lasted only a matter of weeks.
  • The next season, it was only a matter of time before he set a new record.

matter physics

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This opens up a new research direction in condensed matter physics.
  • Ian Affleck Ian Keith Affleck is a Canadian physicist specializing in condensed matter physics.
  • In addition, Einstein can arguably be considered the father of solid state physics and condensed matter physics.
E.g.
  • This opens up a new research direction in condensed matter physics.
  • Ian Affleck Ian Keith Affleck is a Canadian physicist specializing in condensed matter physics.
  • In addition, Einstein can arguably be considered the father of solid state physics and condensed matter physics.

not a matter

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E.g.
  • But this is not a matter of mere hypothesis, he argues, but historical fact.
  • It is not a matter of inference or observation, but of an immediate knowledge.
  • But it was not a matter of discretion, and various principles could be set out.

matter of public

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Each granting of consent by the Prince of Wales is a "matter of public record".
  • Minor's story became a matter of public interest in 2018, when a photograph of conference attendees appeared on Twitter.
  • It first appeared in an English medical dictionary in 1857 defined as "a description of prostitutes or of prostitution, as a matter of public hygiene."

discuss the matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lijun's mother summons Chen to her house to discuss the matter.
  • Crosby threatened to leave the film and refused to discuss the matter.
  • The GAC met Kilmacud representatives on 17 October to discuss the matter.

matter of days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "Give It Up" gained over a million views in a matter of days.
  • Mondo's portable tracks can be assembled and disassembled in a matter of days.
  • Conrad spent several months designing the film before shooting it in a matter of days.

investigate the matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The government promised to investigate the matter.
  • The province's auditor general was subsequently called in to investigate the matter.
  • Crowley assigns Will, Halt, and the knight Horace to investigate the matter in Clonmel.

matter of weeks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The graveyard was to be ready in a matter of weeks.
  • In practice, some returned within a matter of weeks.
  • Most lasted only a matter of weeks.

matter how much

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No matter how much we may wish it, chimps are not human."
  • No matter how much Gangrim Doryeong ran, he could never catch up.
  • No matter how much hair and makeup I do, it's not going to happen."

matter of dispute

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The exact authorship of some plates is a matter of dispute.
  • Whether the gardens actually existed is a matter of dispute.
  • Even the exact wreck site remains a matter of dispute today.

matter how many

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No matter how many people criticize it...go missing...or die!"
  • No matter how many times you play it, you can never be 100 percent sure what happens next.
  • So Wick's theorem holds no matter how many of the momenta of the internal variables coincide.

did not matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They found it did not matter if there was one or not.
  • Since it was already flagging, it did not matter if his own efforts failed.
  • As part of everyday life it belonged to a level where perfection did not matter.

matter of hours

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Congress didn't dare to protest, and the laws were passed in a matter of hours.
  • The vessel was specifically designed with capabilities to load and unload within a matter of hours.

just a matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Or is their wrong doing just a matter of our myopic perspective?
  • Computations in these systems are just a matter of addition and subtraction.
  • It was just a matter of time, and it was time to come out with something different."

matter of months

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Liga 2 competition is only a matter of months.
  • Causing three deaths at the same point in a matter of months.
  • In a matter of months, the group had a no.1 hit with" Shanty".

settle the matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rumki met Sri in her office to settle the matter.
  • With the world at war, Ecuador attempted to settle the matter by means of a third-party settlement.
  • Weening finally agreed to pay a fine of $75,000 without conceding wrongdoing to settle the matter in 2003.

matter whether

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For the same reason, it does not matter whether duplicate literals are allowed in clauses (like e.g.
  • In other words, it does not matter whether the key would have produced an upper-case or a lower-case letter.
  • Yu Hua’s description of the Cultural Revolution is indifferent, no matter whether it is describing violence or death.

matter of minutes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is said to be able to eat anything in a matter of minutes.
  • In a matter of minutes, the show was sold out, marking his biggest show to date.
  • Another graffitists can go over a piece in a matter of minutes with a simple throw-up.

within a matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In practice, some returned within a matter of weeks.
  • The vessel was specifically designed with capabilities to load and unload within a matter of hours.
  • With an outsourcer, a full working team can oftentimes be operational within a matter of days or weeks.

became a matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During times of Buyid infighting, the title became a matter of importance.
  • For both Stalin and Hitler, Stalingrad became a matter of prestige far beyond its strategic significance.
  • One patent, the tri-rotor engine, became a matter of contention with the IRS in back taxes owed by Casey to the IRS.

still a matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The reason for this decision is still a matter of debate.
  • The interpretation of these results is still a matter of debate.
  • In some countries, rifle marksmanship is still a matter of national pride.

printed matter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The printed matter can not be stenciled, mimeographed or through a hectograph process.
  • She was guilty of carrying illegal goods - the political printed matter - which was a violation of .
  • The service was outlawed in 1869 and a new cheaper postage rate for printed matter introduced in 1870.

matter of seconds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For a layer of sand, the water may be squeezed out in a matter of seconds.
  • Within a matter of seconds the general lights went out, everything was in darkness ...
  • Some providers claim to have the ability to connect an interpreter at any time of day, within a matter of seconds.
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