Definition of 'substance'
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Example sentences containing 'substance'
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It wavered, its substance changing, dissolving into a form of roiling water which reached out to seize her. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)It gave substance to all the evil things said of the Witted. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2004)
Using a magnifying glass, Scully studied the substance, probing delicately to inspect its material properties. THE X FILES 3: GROUND ZERO (2004)
Trends of 'substance'
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Translations for 'substance'
British English: substance /ˈsʌbstəns/ NOUN
A substance is a solid, powder, liquid, or gas.
...a soft black substance that smells like fresh soil.
- American English: substance
- Arabic: مَادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: substância
- Chinese: 物质
- Croatian: tvar
- Czech: látka hmota
- Danish: substans
- Dutch: substantie
- European Spanish: sustancia
- Finnish: aine
- French: substance
- German: Substanz
- Greek: ουσία
- Italian: sostanza
- Japanese: 物質
- Korean: 물질
- Norwegian: stoff
- Polish: substancja
- European Portuguese: substância
- Romanian: substanță
- Russian: вещество
- Spanish: sustancia
- Swedish: ämne
- Thai: สาร
- Turkish: madde
- Ukrainian: речовина
- Vietnamese: chất
Definition of substance from the Collins English Dictionary
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