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ˈmeɪ tərmater

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maternoun

    an informal use of the Latin word for mother; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maternoun

    see Alma mater, Dura mater, and Pia mater

    Etymology: [L., mother. See Mother.]

Freebase

  1. Mater

    Tow Mater, or simply Mater, is a character in the 2006 animated Pixar film Cars and its sequel as well as the spin-off series Mater's Tall Tales. He is voiced by Larry the Cable Guy and inspired by a 1951 International Harvester tow truck. Originally portrayed as a sidekick and friend to the film's protagonist, Lightning McQueen, he was featured in Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales and in other media related to Cars.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mater

    mā′tėr, n. a mother: one of the two membranes of the brain, outer and inner, separated by the arachnoid—the dura mater, or dura, and pia mater, or pia.—Mā′ter dolorō′sa, the Virgin Mary represented as the sorrowing mother; Māterfamil′ias, the mother of a family. [L.,—Gr. mētēr.]

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  1. METAR

  2. Metra

  3. Tamer

  4. Trema

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mater in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mater in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I had worked at the University of St. Andrews, over 25 years ago during 1985-88, as an academic staff and a research fellow at the Department of Chemistry. Those were the most wonderful and highly productive three and half years of my life. I was fortunate to work in association with one of the genius Scientists in the UK (Professor David Cole-Hamilton) at the most beautiful place in the world, St. Andrews. My research work had led to various patents and publications, creating a notable mark of distinction that stll makes me extremely proud. University of St. Andrews is not only the oldest and highly prestigious University in the world, but also the Crème de la crème, best of the best, and cut above the rest! My Best Wishes from USA, to University of St. Andrews. Mòran taing, Alma Mater.

  2. nojoe:

    the way they make you fell does not mater

  3. Kevin Stitt:

    He hit the ground running, working to deliver efficiencies in order to keep tuition flat for students and casting vision to grow OUs graduate research programs, galloglys love for his alma mater is evident, and I appreciate the time he gave to strengthen the foundation of this important university.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I am extremely proud to be an alumnus of The University of Manchester, England. The University gave me a wonderful opportunity to pursue my Ph.D. by awarding me with Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships. It's surely the major accomplishment and a premier milestone in my life. My grateful thanks and heartfelt best wishes to The University of Manchester, one of the greatest Universities in the world.....this year ranked 5th in the UK and 38th worldwide. Keep it up, my Alma Mater.

  5. Van Huss:

    They are embarrassed by their alma mater and that sends a pretty powerful statement.

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    • A. reciprocal
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    • D. vigorish

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