Associations to the word «Elemental»

Wiktionary

ELEMENTAL, adjective. (chemistry) of, relating to, or being an element (as opposed to a compound)
ELEMENTAL, adjective. Basic, fundamental or elementary
ELEMENTAL, adjective. Of the ancient supposed elements of earth, air, fire and water
ELEMENTAL, adjective. (by extension) of, or relating to a force or nature, especially to severe atmospheric conditions
ELEMENTAL, noun. (fantasy) A creature (usually a spirit) that is attuned with, or composed of, one of the classical elements: air, earth, fire and water. They sometimes have unique proper names and sometimes are referred to as Air, Earth, Fire, or Water.

Dictionary definition

ELEMENTAL, adjective. Relating to or being an element; "elemental sulphur".
ELEMENTAL, adjective. Relating to severe atmospheric conditions; "a race against hail or cold rains or some other elemental catastrophe"- J.K.Howard.
ELEMENTAL, adjective. Of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing".

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