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substance

  

      n  
1    the tangible matter of which a thing consists  
2    a specific type of matter, esp. a homogeneous material with a definite composition  
3    the essence, meaning, etc., of a written or spoken thought  
4    solid or meaningful quality  
5    material density  
a vacuum has no substance     
6    material possessions or wealth  
a man of substance     
7      (Philosophy)  
a    the supposed immaterial substratum that can receive modifications and in which attributes and accidents inhere  
b    a thing considered as a continuing whole that survives the changeability of its properties  
8      (Christian Science)   that which is eternal  
9    in substance   with regard to the salient points  
     (C13: via Old French from Latin substantia, from substare, from sub- + stare to stand)  
  substanceless      adj  


amount of substance  
      n   a measure of the number of entities (atoms, molecules, ions, electrons, etc.) present in a substance, expressed in moles  
growth substance  
      n     (Botany)   any substance, produced naturally by a plant or manufactured commercially, that, in very low concentrations, affects plant growth; a plant hormone  
queen substance  
      n   a pheromone secreted by queen honeybees and consumed by the workers, in whom it causes suppression of egg-laying  
working substance   , fluid  
      n   the fluid, esp. water, steam, or compressed air, that operates an engine, etc.  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
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substance

  
1    body, element, fabric, material, stuff, texture  
2    burden, essence, gist, gravamen     (Law)   import, main point, matter, meaning, pith, significance, subject, sum and substance, theme  
3    actuality, concreteness, entity, force, reality  
4    affluence, assets, estate, means, property, resources, wealth  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

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n.
1 Serotherapic Substance 2 Intravenous Fluid
medical term
n.
a substance containing a harmless form of the germs that cause a particular disease. It is given to people, usually by injection, to prevent them from getting that disease.
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
purple dye sprayed by a police water cannon to mark the demonstrators for arrest. The purple substance was dubbed 'purple rain' by the press after an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on September 2, 1989.
exp.
1. to stop using an addictive substance abruptly and completely. 2. to undergo sudden and complete withdrawal from a habitual activity or behavior pattern. 3. to begin or do something without planning, preparation, or practice.
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