[fuhn-duh-men-tl] /ˌfʌn dəˈmɛn tl/
serving as, or being an essential part of, a foundation or basis; basic; underlying:
fundamental principles; the fundamental structure.
of, relating to, or affecting the foundation or basis:
a fundamental revision.
being an original or primary source:
a fundamental idea.
Music. (of a chord) having its root as its lowest note.
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.
Also called fundamental note, fundamental tone. Music.
Physics. the component of lowest frequency in a composite wave.
of, involving, or comprising a foundation; basic
of, involving, or comprising a source; primary
(music) denoting or relating to the principal or lowest note of a harmonic series
of or concerned with the component of lowest frequency in a complex vibration
a principle, law, etc, that serves as the basis of an idea or system
(physics) Also called fundamental frequency, first harmonic
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.
[fuhn-duh-men-tl-iz-uh m] /ˌfʌn dəˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a religious movement characterized by a strict belief in the literal interpretation of religious texts, especially within American Protestantism and Islam. 2. the beliefs held by those in this movement. 3. strict adherence to any set of basic ideas or principles: the fundamentalism […]
[fuhn-juh-buh l] /ˈfʌn dʒə bəl/ adjective, Law. 1. (especially of goods) being of such nature or kind as to be freely exchangeable or replaceable, in whole or in part, for another of like nature or kind. /ˈfʌndʒɪbəl/ noun 1. (often pl) moveable perishable goods of a sort that may be estimated by number or weight, […]
[fyoo-zhuh n] /ˈfyu ʒən/ noun 1. the act or process of fusing; the state of being fused. 2. that which is fused; the result of fusing: A ballet production is the fusion of many talents. 3. Politics. 4. Also called nuclear fusion. Physics. a thermonuclear reaction in which nuclei of light atoms join to form […]
[nong] /nɒŋ/ noun, Australian and New Zealand Informal. 1. a foolish, incompetent person. /nɒŋ/ noun 1. (Austral, slang) a stupid or incompetent person