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organic matter

noun as in raw material

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Example Sentences

It is constantly returned to the atmosphere by the decay of organic matter, as well as by volcanic action.

It was found that the permanganate attacked the lead precipitate as well as the other organic matter in the vessel.

This group need only be considered when a test for organic matter reveals its presence.

The young breed in cracks and crevices, feeding upon organic matter there.

Liquids rich in organic matter also require longer boiling than those nearly free from it.


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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to organic matter, such as: basic material, grist, primal matter, resources, staple, and stock.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.