[muh-teer-ee-uh-lee] /məˈtɪər i ə li/
to an important degree; considerably:
Their endorsement didn’t help materially.
with reference to matter or things and conditions; physically.
Philosophy. with regard to matter or substance as distinguished from form.
to a significant extent; considerably: his death alters the situation materially
with respect to material objects
(philosophy) with respect to substance as distinct from form
late 14c., from material (adj.) + -ly (2).
- Material requirements planning
application (MRP) A system for effectively managing material requirements in a manufacturing process. Information systems have long been an important part of the manufacturing environment. In the 1960s, manufacturers developed Material Requirements Planning (MRP). According to the American Production and Inventory Control Society, Inc. (APICS), MRP is a set of techniques that uses bill of […]
- Material mode
noun 1. (philosophy) the normal use of language that refers to extra-linguistic subjects without explicit mention of the words themselves. Fido is a dog is in the material mode, while “Fido” is a dog’s name is in the formal mode See also use (sense 18)
noun 1. the loading, unloading, and movement of goods, as within a factory or warehouse, especially by the aid of mechanical devices.
[muh-teer-ee-uh l] /məˈtɪər i əl/ noun 1. the substance or substances of which a thing is made or composed: Stone is a durable material. 2. anything that serves as crude or raw matter to be used or developed: Wood pulp is the raw material from which paper is made. 3. any constituent element. 4. a […]