Fundamentals



[fuhn-duh-men-tl] /ˌfʌn dəˈmɛn tl/

adjective
1.
serving as, or being an essential part of, a foundation or basis; basic; underlying:
fundamental principles; the fundamental structure.
2.
of, relating to, or affecting the foundation or basis:
a fundamental revision.
3.
being an original or primary source:
a fundamental idea.
4.
Music. (of a chord) having its root as its lowest note.
noun
5.
a basic principle, rule, law, or the like, that serves as the groundwork of a system; essential part:
to master the fundamentals of a trade.
6.
Also called fundamental note, fundamental tone. Music.

7.
Physics. the component of lowest frequency in a composite wave.
/ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl/
adjective
1.
of, involving, or comprising a foundation; basic
2.
of, involving, or comprising a source; primary
3.
(music) denoting or relating to the principal or lowest note of a harmonic series
4.
of or concerned with the component of lowest frequency in a complex vibration
noun
5.
a principle, law, etc, that serves as the basis of an idea or system
6.

7.
(physics) Also called fundamental frequency, first harmonic

adj.

mid-15c., “primary, original, pertaining to a foundation,” modeled on Late Latin fundamentalis “of the foundation,” from Latin fundamentum “foundation” (see fundament). Fundamentals “primary principles or rules” of anything is from 1630s.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Fundamental-sequence

    noun, Mathematics. 1. an infinite sequence, x 1 , x 2 , …, whose terms are points in Ek, in which there exists a point y such that the limit as n goes to infinity of xn = y if and only if for every ε>0, there exists a number N such that i > […]

  • Fundamental-star

    noun, Astronomy. 1. one of a number of stars with positions that have been determined accurately and that are used as reference stars for the determination of positions of other celestial objects.



  • Fundamental-unit

    noun, Physics. 1. . noun, Physics. 1. one of the units, as mass, length, time, or electric current, taken as a basis for a system of units in the sciences. noun 1. one of a set of unrelated units that form the basis of a system of units. For example, the metre, kilogram, and second […]

  • Fundectomy

    fundectomy fun·dec·to·my (fŭn-děk’tə-mē) n. See fundusectomy.



Disclaimer: Fundamentals definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.