Associations to the word «Elementary»

Wiktionary

ELEMENTARY, adjective. Relating to the basic, essential or fundamental part of something.
ELEMENTARY, adjective. Relating to an elementary school.
ELEMENTARY, adjective. (physics) Relating to a subatomic particle.
ELEMENTARY, adjective. (archaic) Sublunary; not celestial; belonging to the sublunary sphere, to which the four classical elements (earth, air, fire and water) were confined; composed of or pertaining to these four elements.
ELEMENTARY CHARGE, noun. (physics) The electric charge on a single proton
ELEMENTARY EQUIVALENCE, noun. (logic) A relation between two structures which have the property that every first-order formula is valid in one structure if and only if it is valid in the other.
ELEMENTARY FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any function that is composed of algebraic functions, trigonometric functions, exponential functions and/or logarithmic functions, combined using addition, subtraction, multiplication and/or division
ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of elementary function
ELEMENTARY PARTICLE, noun. (physics) Fundamental particle; any of the subatomic particles that does not consist of other, smaller particles; the gauge bosons, leptons and quarks.
ELEMENTARY PARTICLES, noun. Plural of elementary particle
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, noun. (North America) (schools) A school for children, typically older than toddlers and younger than adolescents. In the U.S., elementary schools cover grades 1 through 5, and the ages of the children are usually 6-11 years. At a minimum, elementary schools will teach basic reading, writing, arithmetic, and history. Historically used in the UK.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of elementary school
ELEMENTARY SYMMETRIC POLYNOMIAL, noun. (algebra) a coefficient of some power of t in \((t-x_1)(t-x_2)\cdots(t-x_n)\), for any \(n\in\N\)
ELEMENTARY SYMMETRIC POLYNOMIALS, noun. Plural of elementary symmetric polynomial

Dictionary definition

ELEMENTARY, adjective. Easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem".
ELEMENTARY, adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education; "the elementary grades"; "elementary teachers".
ELEMENTARY, adjective. Of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing".

Wise words

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill