a point open to question; a debatable statement
noun, Law. 1. a fact or statement that appears on the record of a court and that can be proved or established by producing such record.
[mat-er] /ˈmæt ər/ noun 1. the substance or substances of which any physical object consists or is composed: the matter of which the earth is made. 2. physical or corporeal substance in general, whether solid, liquid, or gaseous, especially as distinguished from incorporeal substance, as spirit or mind, or from qualities, actions, and the like. […]
noun 1. . noun, Physics. 1. a hypothetical wave associated with the motion of a particle of atomic or subatomic size that describes effects such as the diffraction of beams of particles by crystals.
/ˈmætərɪ/ adjective 1. discharging pus