Substantial vs Mat - What's the difference?
As an adjective substantial
is having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
As a noun substantial
is anything having substance; an essential part.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
* "to do some substantial good, is the compensation for much incidental imperfection" - Cardinal Newman, The Rise and Progress of Universities
Corporeal; material; firm.
Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.
Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
Most important; essential.
Ample or full.
- A substantial amount of people in this buliding
Anything having substance; an essential part.
From (etyl) (m), from ).
A flat piece of coarse material used for wiping one’s feet, or as a decorative or protective floor covering.
A small flat piece of material used to protect a surface from anything hot or rough; a coaster.
- Wipe your feet on the mat before coming in.
(athletics) A floor pad to protect athletes.
- They put mats on the table during mealtimes.
A thickly tangled mess.
- The high jumper cleared the bar and landed safely on the mat .
A thick paper or paperboard border used to inset and center the contents of a frame.
- a mat''' of hair; a '''mat of weeds
A thin layer of woven, non-woven, or knitted fiber that serves as reinforcement to a material.
(gaming) A material or component needed for a crafting recipe
- the mat of a daguerreotype
- To make a luck potion, you need several rare herbs as mats .
* crash mat
* mat slab
* place mat
* welcome mat
To cover, protect or decorate with mats.
To form a thick, tangled mess; to interweave into, or like, a mat; to entangle.
- And o'er his eyebrows hung his matted hair.
(coppersmithing) An alloy of copper, tin, iron, etc.; white metal.
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