pertaining to rudiments or first principles; elementary:
a rudimentary knowledge of geometry.
of the nature of a rudiment; undeveloped or vestigial.
basic; fundamental; not elaborated or perfected
incompletely developed; vestigial: rudimentary leaves
rudimentary ru·di·men·ta·ry (rōō’də-měn’tə-rē, -měn’trē)
Being imperfectly or incompletely developed; embryonic.
Being in the earliest stages of development; incipient.
adjective 1. somewhat rude
noun 1. a city in N central Kazakhstan, SW of Kustanai.
noun 1. Max, 1902–1994, U.S. orchestra conductor, born in Germany. 2. Lake, former name of Turkana (def 3). 3. a male given name, form of Rolf. noun 1. 1218–91, king of Germany and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1273–91: founder of the Hapsburg dynasty. noun 1. Lake Rudolf, the former name (until 1979) of […]
- Rudolf diesel
noun 1. Rudolf [roo-dolf,, -dawlf;; German roo-dawlf] /ˈru dɒlf,, -dɔlf;; German ˈru dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1858–1913, German automotive engineer.