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Material

1. Describing information that is or may be relevant for a firm's operations. For example, if a VCR company is experiencing a dearth of demand because most of its potential customers are buying DVD players, this is material information that will likely need to be disclosed to shareholders. See also: Immaterial.

2. Raw substances that a company uses to make its product. For example, an oil refinery's material is crude oil, which it makes into refined oil.
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material

Of sufficient importance or relevance as to have possible significant influence on an outcome. For example, the possibility that a firm might lose its right to operate a number of television stations because competitors have filed with the Federal Communications Commission for those licenses would be a material fact in preparing the firm's financial statements. Compare immaterial.
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Versatility - in addition to use as a filling material for decay, composite fillings can also be used to repair chipped, broken, or worn teeth.
Torabinejad et al, Aqrabawi et al and Sayed et al proved that WMTA have superior apical sealing ability in comparison from other root end filling materials in different dye leakage studies 10, 16,20 that is in accordance with results of our study.
* Score 1: Absence or low presence of filling materials remnants (0%-25%);
The apexes of the prepared roots were covered with red wax to prevent any extrusion of the filling material. The roots were mounted in 1x1 cm cold-cured acrylic resin blocks from 1 mm below the cemento-enamel junction (17).
where [[phi].sub.o] is the initial porosity, [m.sub.f] and [m.sub.c] are the masses of filling material and cement material, and [[rho].sub.f] and [[rho].sub.c] are the density of filling material and cement material, [Q.sub.s] and h are the section area and height of the specimen.
Following restoration with a temporary filling material (Cavit-G; 3M Espe, Seefeld, Germany), the samples were incubated in 37[degrees]C and fully saturated conditions for 14 days, in order to enable the complete setting of the sealer in the root canal.
C) Permanent covers for furniture, loose and stretch covers for furniture and covers for non-visible parts of furniture D) Foam and non-foam filling material for furniture The regulations do not apply to furniture for export and furniture manufactured prior to 1950 or to sleeping bags, bedclothes, loose covers for mattresses, pillowcases, curtains and carpets.
Each tooth was dried slightly and mounted on a custom attachment, and the analysis of the filling materials was carried out using a micro-CT system.
Root apex sealing with different filling materials photopolymerized with fiber optic-delivered argon laser light.
Quartz, zirconia, gaseous silica and other materials are used commercially as filling materials [10].
Several studies have shown that Ni-Ti rotary files are safe to use in removing filling materials. ProTaper retreatment files are the most frequently used and the efficacy of these files has been demonstrated in the previous studies.