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n.1.The state of being material.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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An experimenting turntablist does not have to be one (Knizak being a case in point), yet the sheer chance and materialness of his/her music cannot by replaced computer wizardry.
(3) Nevertheless, artistic form itself as "the inside" compared with the "materialness" of the outside in its turn has two sides: inner form and outer form.