What is another word for organic material?

Pronunciation: [ɔːɡˈanɪk mətˈi͡əɹɪə͡l] (IPA)

Organic material refers to any substance that contains carbon and is derived from living organisms. There are several synonyms for this term, including biological material, natural matter, living matter, and biomass. Biomass refers to organic matter that can be used for energy production, such as wood chips or agricultural waste. Living matter includes materials like grass, leaves, and other plant parts. Biological material encompasses a broader range of substances, including tissues, cells, and fluids found in living organisms. Organic matter can also refer to the decayed remains of plants and animals, typically found in soil. Overall, these synonyms all describe the same type of material that is fundamental to life on Earth.

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What are the hypernyms for Organic material?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    biomass, biofuel, organics, bioplastic, biowaste, biosteel, bioplastics, biodegradable materials, biofabrics, biomatter, carbon-based materials, compostable materials.

Famous quotes with Organic material

  • As the scene of life would be more the cold emptiness of space than the warm, dense atmosphere of planets, the advantage of containing no organic material at all, so as to be independent of both these conditions, would be increasingly felt.
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  • If you build up the soil with organic material, the plants will do just fine.
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  • The organic material, as the laws of chemistry state, can neither be created nor destroyed.
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  • They fail to recognize the broad biological principle that organic material is constantly being recycled. Everything has a time of being - a birth, a life span, and a death.
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