Translation of "material" - English-Russian dictionary

material

noun uk us /məˈtɪəriəl/
SUBSTANCE [ C, U ]

B2 a solid substance from which things can be made

материал, вещество
building materials
Crude oil is used as theraw material for making plastics.
CLOTH [ C, U ]

B1 cloth for making clothes, curtains, etc

ткань
Her dress was made of a soft, silky material.
INFORMATION [ U ]

the facts or ideas in a piece of writing

данные, материал
I'm collecting material for an article that I'm writing.

(Translation of “material noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)