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synonyms for raw material

  • basic material
  • grist
  • organic matter
  • primal matter
  • resources
  • staple
  • stock
  • unprocessed material
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How to use raw material in a sentence

Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
I would ask you to imagine it translated into every language, a common material of understanding throughout all the world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The sleeves of his doublet which protruded from his leather casing were of the same colour and material as his trunks.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It makes out of the savage raw material which is our basal mental stuff, a citizen.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
She waited for the material pictures which she thought would gather and blaze before her imagination.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It had come on to rain, and the raw dampness mingled itself with the dusky uproar of the Strand.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The evening was cold and raw and so dark that it was almost impossible to distinguish people on the badly lighted little platform.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Among the Assinaboin Indians a material is used in pipe manufacture altogether peculiar to them.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
A brown or dark gray stone, as in Edinburgh, is the principal material used, and gives the city a very substantial appearance.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
It relates to ancient philosophical ideas concerning the spiritual and the material worlds.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RAW MATERIAL

  • mineral deposit
  • natural deposit
  • raw material
  • timber
  • water
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