matter matter  /ˈmæ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a vaguely specified concern
  2. (n) some situation or event that is thought about
  3. (n) that which has mass and occupies space
  4. (n) a problem
  5. (n) (used with negation) having consequence
  6. (n) written works (especially in books or magazines)
  7. (v) have weight; have import, carry weight

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Usage(s):

  1. Maturation of white matter is important because it increases the brain's processing speed; nerve impulses travel faster in mature white matter.
  2. BIG BANG About 15 billion years ago, the universe bursts into existence in the Big Bang, which gives birth to space, time and all the matter and energy the universe will ever hold.

News

  1. Notice from the Office of the Secretary - IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended - and ...

    Notice from the Office of the Secretary - IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as amended - and - IN THE MATTER OF ENERGY SYNDICATIONS INC., GREEN SYNDICATIONS INC., SYNDICATIONS CANADA ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Subject Matter Expert - Downstream Oil & Gas

    Providing specific Subject Matter Expertise in support of the Manual and Procedure development process. Bring Specific expertise in an advisory role within an integrated project context team.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  3. Matter Communications Wins “PR Agency of the Year” at 2013 American Business Awards?

    Matter Communications, one of the fastest-growing public relations and social media firms in the country, was presented with a Silver Stevie® Award for PR Agency of the Year in the
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I did not appreciate what I considered to be a ridiculous spectacle during the congressional hearings into this matter," Obama said. "The American people could not have been impressed by that display and I certainly wasn't."
    on May 14, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: msnbc.com

  2. "Let me assure you that no authorities of my church, or of any other church for that matter, will ever exert influence on presidential decisions. Their authority is theirs, within the province of church affairs, and it ends where the affairs of the...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Reuters

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