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    #1

    made of made from

    What is a difference between 'made of' and 'made from' ?

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    Re: made of made from

    Glass is made from various minerals.
    This candlestick is made of glass.

    If Y is made from X, X is changed in some way in the manufacture of Y.
    If Y is made of X, the nature of X is unchanged (though it may be cut, sawn, moulded, etc).

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