Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of materiality.

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Examples

  • These are great fascinations for all especially by the advanced scientists to the meaning and uses of nano and how we should want to perceive and use advanced tool making fire to forge our vision on our little planet with the aid of nano stardust materialities.

    God and Small Things - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • His clothes were a necessary envelope, to which he paid not the slightest attention, for his eyes looked too high among the clouds to concern themselves with such materialities.

    A Daughter of Eve

  • Yet every mapping of Magude, regardlessindeed, becauseof its human authorship, contains historical "truths," truths that are embedded in the identities and interests of its creator (s), the social contexts of its production and use, the visual and narrative techniques it deploys, and the content of the materialities its makers see and at the same time are helping to construct.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • The ways in which the phenomenological turn to the body becomes increasingly important in Beauvoir's work, and the ways in which this turn to the body remains sensitive to the materialities of our situated freedom and the power of the category of the other, may be traced in Beauvoir's attention to the question of our finite existential condition.

    Simone de Beauvoir

  • Besides that, it is not unknown to you, who have had many more experiments thereof than I, how oftentimes, in judicial proceedings, the formalities utterly destroy the materialities and substances of the causes and matters agitated; for Forma mutata, mutatur substantia.ff. ad exhib. l.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Besides that, it is not unknown to you, who have had many more experiments thereof than I, how oftentimes, in judicial proceedings, the formalities utterly destroy the materialities and substances of the causes and matters agitated; for Forma mutata, mutatur substantia.ff. ad exhib. l.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Physical materialities will be crushed down to nothing, but thought ... the essences of ourselves ...

    The Black Hole

  • Being the Astronomers of their day, and mistaking the apparent for the real, the ancient Magi constructed that erroneous system of nature known as the Geocentric, and, in conformity thereto, composed a collection of Astronomical Allegories, in which the emanations from the imaginary great soul of nature, by which they believed all materialities we're impressed with life and motion, were personified and made to play their respective parts.

    Astral Worship

  • Suzanna stood a long time at the window, so long indeed that Maizie feared she was lost to all materialities.

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire

  • Teachers, being purely ethereal she felt, never descended to the discussion of materialities.

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire

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