dematerialize

verb de·ma·te·ri·al·ize \ ˌdē-mə-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌlīz \

Definition of dematerialize

: to cause to become or appear immaterial
: to lose or appear to lose materiality

dematerialization

play \-ˌtir-ē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of dematerialize in a Sentence

  1. the image suddenly dematerialized, and once again we were staring at a blank screen

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First Known Use of dematerialize

circa 1864

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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