Materials Facet

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Scope note
Includes terms for physical substances, whether naturally or synthetically derived. These range from specific materials to types of materials designed by their function, such as colorants, and from raw materials to those that have been formed or processed into products that are used in fabricating structures or objects. Examples: iron, clay, adhesive, emulsifier, artificial ivory, millwork.
Materials Facet
Accepted term: 10-Jun-2024