Examples of matériel in a Sentence
the army is running short of clothing and other matériel
Recent Examples of matériel from the Web
Parsons stayed behind to supervise a skeleton crew assigned to scuttle ships and destroy other materiel to keep it out of enemy hands.
The grand jury also sought communications between South Carolina employees or officers, communications with the NCAA and any non-privileged material materiel from any NCAA or internal investigations.
The data show that based on the wide range of items ordered, the program acts like a sort of big-box store for materiel that police departments might want but can’t always afford.
The recommendations include a new NATO logistics command that would focus on moving people and materiel more quickly.
There are no immediate signs that the administration is preparing for military action, for instance through evacuations of US military families in South Korea, or with a buildup of troops or materiel.
Most wars have been wars of attrition, settled by which side had more staying power through the ability to apply men and materiel.
The mountains of materiel may not reach storm survivors for days.
Airmen from the 128th Air Refueling Wing and 115th Fighter Wing handled the logistics of moving so many people and materiel in a short time.
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Origin and Etymology of matériel
First Known Use: 1819See Words from the same year
MATÉRIEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of matériel for English Language Learners
: equipment and supplies used by soldiers
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