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. Amanda Hemingway THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)It gave substance to all the evil things said of the Witted. Robin Hobb 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. Anderson, Kevin J. THE X FILES 3: GROUND ZERO (2004)

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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
  • Latin American Spanish: sustancia
  • Swedish: ämne
  • Thai: สาร
  • Turkish: madde
  • Ukrainian: речовина
  • Vietnamese: chất


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