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de·ma·te·ri·al·ize

 (dē′mə-tîr′ē-ə-līz′)
v. de·ma·te·ri·al·ized, de·ma·te·ri·al·iz·ing, de·ma·te·ri·al·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To deprive of physical substance; make immaterial: medieval architects' attempts to dematerialize church walls into streams of light.
2. To reduce the amount of material required for (a product or process): dematerialized the semiconductor industry.
3. To convert (records, for example) from paper to digital or electronic form.
v.intr.
To lose physical substance; become immaterial: The dry ice seemed to dematerialize as it sublimated.

de′ma·te′ri·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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dematerialize

(ˌdiːməˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz) or

dematerialise

vb (intr)
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) to cease to have material existence, as in science fiction or spiritualism
2. to disappear without trace; vanish
demaˌterialiˈzation, demaˌterialiˈsation n
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de•ma•te•ri•al•ize

(ˌdi məˈtɪər i əˌlaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to deprive of or lose material character.
[1880–85]
de`ma•te`ri•al•i•za′tion, n.
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dematerialize


Past participle: dematerialized
Gerund: dematerializing

Imperative
dematerialize
dematerialize
Present
I dematerialize
you dematerialize
he/she/it dematerializes
we dematerialize
you dematerialize
they dematerialize
Preterite
I dematerialized
you dematerialized
he/she/it dematerialized
we dematerialized
you dematerialized
they dematerialized
Present Continuous
I am dematerializing
you are dematerializing
he/she/it is dematerializing
we are dematerializing
you are dematerializing
they are dematerializing
Present Perfect
I have dematerialized
you have dematerialized
he/she/it has dematerialized
we have dematerialized
you have dematerialized
they have dematerialized
Past Continuous
I was dematerializing
you were dematerializing
he/she/it was dematerializing
we were dematerializing
you were dematerializing
they were dematerializing
Past Perfect
I had dematerialized
you had dematerialized
he/she/it had dematerialized
we had dematerialized
you had dematerialized
they had dematerialized
Future
I will dematerialize
you will dematerialize
he/she/it will dematerialize
we will dematerialize
you will dematerialize
they will dematerialize
Future Perfect
I will have dematerialized
you will have dematerialized
he/she/it will have dematerialized
we will have dematerialized
you will have dematerialized
they will have dematerialized
Future Continuous
I will be dematerializing
you will be dematerializing
he/she/it will be dematerializing
we will be dematerializing
you will be dematerializing
they will be dematerializing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dematerializing
you have been dematerializing
he/she/it has been dematerializing
we have been dematerializing
you have been dematerializing
they have been dematerializing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dematerializing
you will have been dematerializing
he/she/it will have been dematerializing
we will have been dematerializing
you will have been dematerializing
they will have been dematerializing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dematerializing
you had been dematerializing
he/she/it had been dematerializing
we had been dematerializing
you had been dematerializing
they had been dematerializing
Conditional
I would dematerialize
you would dematerialize
he/she/it would dematerialize
we would dematerialize
you would dematerialize
they would dematerialize
Past Conditional
I would have dematerialized
you would have dematerialized
he/she/it would have dematerialized
we would have dematerialized
you would have dematerialized
they would have dematerialized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dematerialize - become immaterial; disappear
disappear, vanish, go away - become invisible or unnoticeable; "The effect vanished when day broke"
materialise, materialize, happen - come into being; become reality; "Her dream really materialized"
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Translations
dématérialiserse dématérialiser

dematerialize

[ˌdɪməˈtiːərɪəlaɪz] VIdesmaterializarse
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dematerialize

visich entmaterialisieren
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dematerialize

[dɪməˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz] vismaterializzarsi
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While indebted to Fischer's generation, Elmgreen and Dragset expand on its field of dematerializing art "objects" to include architecture.
Finally, the larch carapace has the effect of dematerializing the building mass, another common theme of Kuma's recent work.