What is matter? Matter is a physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spirit; (in physics) that which occupies space and possesses rest mass, especially as distinct from energy.
The first type of matter is Pure Substance. Pure Substance is substances that are made of only one type of atom or one type of molecule.
The second type of matter is mixture. Mixture is a substance made by mixing other substances together.
One type of homogeneous mixture is a solution. Solution is a liquid mixture in which the minor component (the solute) is uniformly distributed within the major component (the solvent).
A heterogeneous of or denoting a process involving substances in different phases (solid, liquid, or gaseous).
Suspension is a mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid.
Colloid is a type of mixture with particles that are larger than those in solutions but not heavy enough to settle at the bottom of their container.