English-Norwegian translation of substance

Translation of the word substance from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

substance in Norwegian

substance
materialnoun emne [n], stoff [n]
  objectsnoun materiale [n], stoff [n], emne [n]
  essencenoun substans [u], hovedinnhold [n]
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Examples with translation
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous substance formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon compounds.
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Definitions of substance
noun
1. substance - a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man"
  matter that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
  nutrient, food any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis
  nutrient any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis
  philosopher's stone, philosophers' stone, elixir hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold
  allergen any substance that can cause an allergy
  assay a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
  pyrectic, pyrogen any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
  pyrogen any substance that can cause a rise in body temperature
  hydrocolloid a substance that forms a gel with water
  adulterant, adulterator any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance; "it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use"
  propellant, propellent any substance that propels
  denaturant any substance that serves as a denaturing agent
  inhibitor a substance that retards or stops an activity
  ferment a substance capable of bringing about fermentation
  agent an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
  carcinogen any substance that produces cancer
  digestive any substance that promotes digestion
  fomentation deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord)
  fuel a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
  lube, lubricant, lubricating substance, lubricator a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery
  humectant any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist
  inoculant, inoculum a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
  jelly a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit
  leaven, leavening an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something; "his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor"
  refrigerant any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)
  lysin any substance (such as an antibody) or agent that can cause lysis
  poisonous substance, toxicant, poison anything that harms or destroys; "the poison of fascism"
  chemical irritant a substance producing irritation
  antigen any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
  ligand a substance (an atom or molecule or radical or ion) that forms a complex around a central atom
  metabolite any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)
  vehicle a conveyance that transports people or objects
2. substance - the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"
  matter that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
  component part, component, constituent, portion, part an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
  body substance the substance of the body
  living substance, protoplasm the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
  chemistry the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
  material, stuff things needed for doing or making something; "writing materials"; "useful teaching materials"
  phlogiston a hypothetical substance once believed to be present in all combustible materials and to be released during burning
  mixture (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  atom (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  chemical element, element any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
  activator (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription
  substrate an indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population; "the Celtic languages of Britain are a substrate for English"
  element the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes"
  medium an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
  medium an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
  fluid continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas
  volatile a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor; "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"
  essence any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted
3. substance - material of a particular kind or constitution; "the immune response recognizes invading substances"
  physical entity an entity that has physical existence
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