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Elementary meaning

elementary - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Having only one principle or constituent part; consisting of a single element; simple; uncompounded; as, an elementary substance.
  2. 2. Pertaining to, or treating of, the elements, rudiments, or first principles of anything; initial; rudimental; introductory; as, an elementary treatise.
  3. 3. Pertaining to one of the four elements, air, water, earth, fire.
  4. 4. Of an elment; simple; primary; treating of first principles.

elementary - examples of usage

  1. " The simple elementary acts of justice," she said, waving her hand towards the window, and indicating the foot- passengers and omnibuses then passing down the far side of Russell Square, " are as far beyond them as they ever were. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. With regard to the points in question, I think, if I can make myself understood, I should be able to satisfy you; but our mode of holding, or rather of describing property, is so different from anything practised either in England or Scotland, that I suspect it will be necessary to take a very elementary view before I can be sure of succeeding. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. " By the way, although Brugsch's book is elementary, there is something more behind it. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
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