elemental vs elementary

elemental elementary

Definitions

  • 1) 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.
  • 2) In certain occult systems, an inhabitant of one of the four elements, especially any of the beings described by Paracelsus as intermediate in corporeality between humans and spirits.
  • 3) A spirit of the elements; a nature-spirit. See I., 3, and element, 2 and 3.
  • 4) of the ancient supposed elements of earth, air, fire and water
  • 5) basic, fundamental or elementary
  • 6) by extension of, or relating to a force or nature, especially to severe atmospheric conditions
  • 7) chemistry of, relating to, or being an element (as opposed to a compound)
  • 8) Of, relating to, or being an element.
  • 9) Of or relating to fundamentals; elementary.
  • 10) Fundamental or essential; basic.
  • 11) Constituting an integral part; inborn.
  • 12) Of such character as to resemble a force of nature in power or effect.
  • 13) Pertaining to the elements, first principles, and primary ingredients, or to the four supposed elements of the material world.
  • 14) Pertaining to rudiments or first principles; rudimentary; elementary.
  • 15) relating to severe atmospheric conditions
  • 16) relating to or being an element
  • 17) Pertaining or relating to first principles; simple; elementary.
  • 18) Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of an element or elements.
  • 19) Of or pertaining to the elements of the material world: more especially used of the mobile elements, fire, air, and water, with reference to their violent or destructive action. See element, 2 and 3.

Definitions

  • 1) Relating to an elementary school.
  • 2) physics Relating to a subatomic particle.
  • 3) 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.
  • 4) Relating to the basic, essential or fundamental part of something.
  • 5) Of or relating to an elementary school or elementary education.
  • 6) Of, relating to, or constituting the basic, essential, or fundamental part.
  • 7) Of, relating to, or involving the fundamental or simplest aspects of a subject.
  • 8) Pertaining to one of the four elements, air, water, earth, fire.
  • 9) Pertaining to, or treating of, the elements, rudiments, or first principles of anything; initial; rudimental; introductory.
  • 10) Having only one principle or constituent part; consisting of a single element; simple; uncompounded.
  • 11) of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
  • 12) of or being the essential or basic part
  • 13) Of the nature of an infinitesimal element or part.
  • 14) Pertaining to or of the nature of an element or elements; primary; simple; uncompounded; incomplex: as, an elementary substance.
  • 15) Initial; rudimental; containing, teaching, or discussing first principles, rules, or rudiments: as, an elementary treatise or disquisition; elementary education; elementary schools.
  • 16) Treating of elements; collecting, digesting, or explaining principles: as, an elementary writer.

Examples

  • 1) There was something elemental about the climax.
  • 2) There is something very elemental about feeling the earth.
  • 3) There is something elemental and reinforcing about a great family festival.
  • 4) It is hard nowadays to get away with something so elemental.
  • 5) Her own work often walks a fine line between figurative art and something more elemental and emotional.
  • 6) They are filled with the night and elemental forces.
  • 7) England will unleash one of the most elemental forces in world football.
  • 8) There was something epic, something elemental about it all.
  • 9) The sheer, elemental power of that voice was staggering.
  • 10) That's a concept of elemental simplicity as well.
  • 11) Food is the most elemental form of collaboration between humans and the divine Creator.
  • 12) Home advantage, once again, in its most elemental form.
  • 13) But when you show your medals to an elemental, force of nature, the elemental force of nature tends to be unimpressed.
  • 14) And they conceive that the moon, passing before these constellations, enables those particular elemental forces to work more strongly into plant life.
  • 15) The most harmful, pure form of chlorine, what is called elemental chlorine, is no longer used to bleach paper in the U.S. Recycled paper is sometimes slightly rougher than paper made of virgin fibers from trees because it is made of shorter fibers or comes from different sources, not because of the bleaching process.
  • 16) Some would argue that's the reason we lack a certain elemental charisma.
  • 17) But Alan Iverson is basketball in elemental form, a guy of tiny stature who just has more game than you can imagine.
  • 18) The warning dose for milk-alkali syndrome is expressed in elemental calcium.
  • 19) For the purposes of our present consideration of the non-human inhabitants of the astral plane it will be best to leave out of consideration those very early forms of the universal life which are evolving, in a manner of which we can have little comprehension, through the successive encasement of atoms, molecules and cells: for if we commence at the lowest of what are usually called the elemental kingdoms, we shall even then have to group together under this general heading an enormous number of inhabitants of the astral plane upon whom it will be possible to touch only very slightly, as anything like
  • 20) _littérateur, _ but such as you would imagine the antique heroes to make, -- that of a sweet-blooded, receptive, perfectly normal, catholic man, with, further than that, a look about him that is best suggested by the word elemental or cosmical.
  • 21) Progressives defend the notion of elemental human rights, the idea of a strong social safety net – food, housing, medical care, and education.
  • 22) These forms can be organized under three headings: metallic mercury (also known as elemental mercury), inorganic mercury, and organic mercury.
  • 23) ‘At its elemental level, in the construction industry the temp agencies have essentially created alternative ‘non - union’ hiring halls.’
  • 24) ‘While her works have consistently pointed to a delightful connection between ourselves and our things, here she seemed to explore that connection down to an elemental level.’
  • 25) ‘He did not conflate signs with reality at an elemental level, and his alphabet does not connect to reality so much as provide an analogy for real-world relations.’
  • 26) ‘You also have to know your topic well enough to discuss it at the elemental concept level.’
  • 27) ‘At the most basic level, they shared elemental similarities - they faced the street, they had windows in rows, etc.’
  • 28) ‘It is an elemental way of knowing who we are on all levels - heart, body and mind.’
  • 29) ‘Mr Quin said: ‘The elemental costs were deliberately assessed on the basis of a worst case scenario in each instance.’’
  • 30) ‘As this latest battle tears through yet another week, old fears are brought back to life, resurrecting the historical arguments about who has what elemental rights in historic Palestine.’
  • 31) ‘Slate magazine does not seem to use fact-checkers, but these elemental facts easily can be found in any encyclopedia of American history, or by a ten-second’
  • 32) ‘But he objected to something more elemental, and less subject to rehabilitation, than the doctor's impolitic opinion about the caucuses.’
  • 33) ‘Can someone please explain to me how the most elemental political issues can be derived from this overhyped melange of the obvious and the psychotic?’
  • 34) ‘To these most elemental facts, add human beings.’
  • 35) ‘They are baggage in its most elemental form, moving from apartment to apartment with me, serving no function whatsoever but to clutter.’
  • 36) ‘In the portrait, Picasso has broken his subject into angular elemental forms and then reassembled them from various perspectives, like a shattered mirror.’
  • 37) ‘However, these elemental components of behavior can only be understood in the natural context of the animal.’
  • 38) ‘Both men helped to systematize chemistry, to define the law of definite proportions and the underlying atomic and elemental principles.’
  • 39) ‘Qualitative elemental analysis methods comprise both instrumental and chemical or ‘wet’ techniques.’
  • 40) ‘Newer techniques such as inductively coupled plasma spectrometry have taken over many aspects of elemental analysis.’
  • 41) ‘The empirical formula can be obtained from the elemental analysis of a substance.’
  • 42) ‘Forensic science was a hot topic at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego, and elemental analysis was a recurring theme.’
  • 43) ‘Boyle's demand for experimental analysis as the arbiter of elemental status is a central component of this change.’
  • 44) ‘The identity of the synthesized compound was tested by elemental analysis.’
  • 45) ‘Furthermore, elemental microbeam analysis indicated that the growth of maize in heavy metal soils was, at least in part, due to the selective immobilization of metals within the root tissues that contain the fungal cells.’
  • 46) ‘So visual differentiation of the individual species in many specimens is tentative and can be verified only with some type of elemental analysis.’
  • 47) ‘Cytosolic activities roughly corresponded with elemental analysis of combined dry matter fractions from whole plants.’
  • 48) ‘A qualitative elemental analysis was undertaken across the polished section so that common elements could be identified.’
  • 49) ‘The findings of the elemental analysis are expressed as percentages of the dry matter.’
  • 50) ‘Electron microscopes are usually equipped with an analytical system that also allows for simultaneous elemental analysis of the sample's surface.’
  • 51) ‘X-ray spectrometers are attached routinely to scanning electron microscopes and these provide elemental analyses of samples in the SEM and are a powerful means for pigment identification.’
  • 52) ‘Simply stated, one cannot have more minerals in equilibrium than there are components (in this case, the four elemental oxides).’
  • 53) ‘This task is complicated by the multitude of chemical compounds in the interstellar medium and the elemental line spectra in the originating star light.’
  • 54) ‘To encompass all oxidation-reduction reactions, it is necessary to determine the gain and loss of electrons for covalent as well as ionic and elemental species.’
  • 55) ‘In addition to ambient pollutant levels, elemental concentrations within moss tissue may be influenced by the nature of the sample.’
  • 56) ‘Recognition of these elemental associations and their environments of formation is the basis for geochemical exploration.’
  • 57) ‘These are capable of identifying materials at the molecular, rather than elemental, level and can be applied to paint binding media as well as to pigments.’
  • 58) ‘Other elements occur naturally in a pure or elemental form, like sulphur or gold.’
  • 59) ‘The most hydrophobic and fungitoxic compound unexpectedly proved to be elemental sulphur.’
  • 60) ‘Declining American reserves of elemental sulphur could open up export possibilities.’
  • 61) ‘We keep finding new and bigger sources, but we think that levels of elemental mercury in the atmosphere are not increasing.’
  • 62) ‘I had a graduate student who used to like to pan for gold and a couple of times he brought some of his pannings in to show me: Big droplets of elemental mercury.’
  • 63) ‘They irradiated these glasses for five minutes with intense synchrotron radiation, which triggered the photochemical reduction of the gold ions to elemental gold.’
  • 64) ‘For example, hydrogen is always found as a molecule in its elemental form (pure hydrogen).’
  • 65) ‘The oxidation number of an atom in an elemental substance is zero.’
  • 66) ‘The start of fluorine chemistry can be traced back to the isolation of elemental fluorine, FCF 2, by Henri Moissan in 1886.’
  • 67) ‘With the elemental forces of nature battering away at them, Molesey and Dulwich Hamlet put on a show of football that was at times breathtaking given the rain and wind that lashed Molesey Park Stadium.’
  • 68) ‘He said he believed that un-vegetated peat and mineral soil, especially at such an exposed location, was subject to elemental erosion.’
  • 69) ‘There were no tears in her eyes, but the oceans of pure blue held every ounce of her sadness like a bucket of ice melting and overflowing with a powerful sweep of elemental passion.’
  • 70) ‘From the mid-1880s he began to use violent colour and linear distortions to express the most elemental emotions of fear, love, and hatred.’
  • 71) ‘After a few readings, you can understand that her reality has a deep human presence, elemental sorrow, and ecstasy.’
  • 72) ‘For me it had little to do with killing a fox, though that must have been part of the elemental excitement and fear I felt, and that everyone seemed to share.’
  • 73) ‘There might be a third reason, namely, that this reticent, withdrawn man felt wary of immersing himself for too long in the elemental passions of the ordinary West Indian.’
  • 74) ‘If only we could believe America truly took the lesson of 9/11 - elemental disgust at war and the things of war.’
  • 75) ‘And so, for Freud, ‘society’ is a mutual pact for the repression of elemental lust.’
  • 76) ‘I'm not sure about the origins of the elemental satisfaction I derive sunk down in the cushions of my chair.’
  • 77) ‘Learning to manage the planet's resources, while keeping out of the way of its elemental fury is even more difficult.’
  • 78) ‘But the most profound, and the hardest to convey, is the sense of elemental wonder it can inspire.’
  • 79) ‘A man comes out with a camera to catch this display of raw, elemental hatred.’
  • 80) ‘Moreover, both moments of elemental happiness are undercut by sharp turns toward alienation and fear.’
  • 81) ‘Though it is the painful season of Christ's agony and death, it belongs in Chaucer to the elemental happiness rising from the resurrecting earth.’
  • 82) ‘His interest is solely in the elemental feelings of this simple girl.’
  • 83) ‘People who chase the elemental thrills of raw sea creatures probably know the feeling.’
  • 84) ‘As he points out in the catalogue, the elemental feelings about life and death evoked in these paintings of solitary stags convey a mood of religious awe.’
  • 85) ‘Of course, the central component was, and remains, one of raw, elemental interest.’
  • 86) ‘The more unvarnished and elemental the emotion, the more likely we glib sophisticates will roll our eyes: oh, please.’
  • 87) ‘McManus' character is defined by a relentless and elemental instinct to compete, but nothing brings out the raw desire in him like International Rules football.’
  • 88) ‘With demons and elementals, one uses a thaumaturgic circle to call them into and bind them.’
  • 89) ‘Some mages in one of the other planes have learned how to trap them and force the elementals to do their bidding.’
  • 90) ‘When dealing with energy or elementals, I tend to see them as dragons.’
  • 91) ‘I do not think elementals are evil as some people believe, you cannot class things like fire and water as evil as they are not conscious and therefore not aware of what they do.’
  • 92) ‘You have different names for them; elementals, fairies, and devas for example.’
  • 93) ‘If we stop assuming that they are physical creatures and work from the principle that they are some kind of nature spirits or elementals tied to a particular body of water and treat them as such, would they respond to traditional methods?’
  • 94) ‘With the discovery that the Fire elementals were acting alone, the humans and elementals united to try and stop the force.’
  • 95) ‘Water elementals are powerful beings and I did not consider saying no at any time to the request.’
  • 96) ‘But neither the light of the crystals nor the praise from the elementals could lift the darkness within her.’
  • 97) ‘His output included straightforward pictures (particularly portraits), but his most characteristic works are weird images of a world of spirits and elementals.’
  • 98) ‘Both humans and elementals can see right through all 17 domes and gaze upon the blue crystal-like city located within the first and largest dome at the center of Aquaria.’
  • 99) ‘‘The Ghosts are obviously well-prepared, to openly fight elementals like this,’ Storm said, motioning to the water.’
  • 100) ‘When creating him I saw him as being a slightly melancholy but essentially decent young man, and I imagined his destiny would involve being one of the people to finally bring peace between humanity and the elementals.’
  • 101) ‘Your god acts as your spellcaster that can perform such tasks as summon elementals, raise your dead units and transform land to give your lesser units an advantage during combat.’

Examples

  • 1) The resultant interactive patterns tend to persist into elementary school and beyond.
  • 2) They were only the second generation to experience compulsory elementary education and mostly they detested it.
  • 3) An elementary school teacher today gets more for experience than most pastors.
  • 4) We defined the world view as an elementary social form of religion.
  • 5) What elementary error did their getaway driver make?
  • 6) At elementary flying school it was a mandatory exercise.
  • 7) The match was a perplexing mixture of extravagant strokes and elementary errors.
  • 8) It was an elementary error but perhaps an understandable one after eight hours at the crease.
  • 9) And the reason why an elementary error went unnoticed?
  • 10) She did so well on a standardised test in her mostly white elementary school that she was asked to take it again.
  • 11) The second is reading group, a staple of elementary education for more than a century.
  • 12) So many basic, elementary errors.
  • 13) It was an elementary error.
  • 14) But an elementary high school text is worth a try, just to get a rough idea of the potency of calculus.
  • 15) Although mastery learning can and has been implemented in elementary and secondary schools, it is used much more frequently in higher education.
  • 16) But as my elementary school maths teachers drilled into my head, you cannot receive full credit for an answer unless you show your work.
  • 17) These researchers also present evidence that compared to elementary school teachers, junior high teachers adopt a less personal and more adversarial relationship with students.
  • 18) The 19th-century Church provided elementary education in areas of great destitution where no other option was available.
  • 19) In 1891 another Conservative administration dispensed with fees and made elementary education free for all.
  • 20) The phrase is not stronger than that with which the “Grammar of Science” challenged the fight: —“Anything more hopelessly illogical than the statements with regard to Force and Matter current in elementary textbooks of science, it is difficult to imagine, ” opened Mr. Pearson, and the responsible author of the “elementary textbook, ” as he went on to explain, was Lord Kelvin himself.
  • 21) Strictly speaking, the term elementary as applied to most of the particles in the nucleus is inaccurate, for scientists now believe that all the particles except electrons are made of still more elementary particles called quarks.
  • 22) The hackers, who call themselves LulzSec, said they pulled off what they described as an elementary attack to highlight Sony's "disgraceful" security.
  • 23) Specifically, there aren't enough students in elementary and high school with an interest in STEM and there aren't enough university graduates in STEM to fill current and future open positions.
  • 24) As well, we need more Catholics who believe along the lines of Fr. Schall in elementary and high school administration.
  • 25) ‘Courses start at £75 for a Fun Day during the week, going up to £299 for a four-day elementary pilot course at the weekend.’
  • 26) ‘Euclid also wrote Phaenomena which is an elementary introduction to mathematical astronomy and gives results on the times stars in certain positions will rise and set.’
  • 27) ‘Heinrich attended school in Mulhouse, receiving a reasonably good education up to the age of twelve, studying French and Latin in addition to elementary subjects.’
  • 28) ‘For the new abolitionists, it is not that composition is too elementary a subject for higher education.’
  • 29) ‘But then I thought back to my time at Cambridge, taking a course in elementary logic, studying the Fallacy of the Undistributed Middle.’
  • 30) ‘Anyone who missed that lesson in his elementary economics course will certainly have learnt it from the business press in recent months.’
  • 31) ‘The main one from the point of view of this review consists of Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 7 and is the elementary course in Lie theory.’
  • 32) ‘We get roughly three dozen students into an elementary Latin course in first year here in Hobart, and I think that's actually quite an impressive number.’
  • 33) ‘Well there is physics there, of course, but all elementary.’
  • 34) ‘This old film, a staple of most elementary physics courses, has left an indelible impression on countless students over the years.’
  • 35) ‘Because Stretton violates the iron law of content, this book will not be useful in most elementary courses.’
  • 36) ‘It is hoped that this atlas will be a continuing source of reference during and beyond the elementary courses of study.’
  • 37) ‘Lagrange taught courses on elementary mathematics there.’
  • 38) ‘Gauss did lecture to Riemann but he was only giving elementary courses and there is no evidence that at this time he recognised Riemann's genius.’
  • 39) ‘Finally, at the base of the educational pyramid, were the parish schools, providing a one-year elementary course.’
  • 40) ‘The cast is remanded to Sunday school for an elementary Bible refresher course.’
  • 41) ‘Any professor who has given a course on elementary real analysis will have discovered how difficult students find the formally defined notion of negation.’
  • 42) ‘Geminus wrote a number of astronomy texts, including the elementary text Isagoge or Introduction to Astronomy based on the work of Hipparchus which we referred to above.’
  • 43) ‘The Castle of Knowledge was first published in 1556 and gives an elementary introduction to Ptolemy's version of astronomy.’
  • 44) ‘The cooler head recently mentioned needs to sit down with Mr. DeLay and engage in an elementary, maybe even remedial, course on the separation of powers.’
  • 45) ‘Parents would rather sue the world and screw the responsibilities they took on the minute their bundle of joy was born rather than teach him basic, elementary, fundamental reasoning and sense.’
  • 46) ‘During the past 15 years, they have transformed Poland into a paradise for big business and the wealthy, while large parts of the population lack the most elementary basic needs.’
  • 47) ‘And if they would misrepresent even this most basic, elementary issue, why should I trust them on other, more important things?’
  • 48) ‘It's really a basic site with elementary information about its practice areas and little else.’
  • 49) ‘It was grossly overcrowded and lacking in elementary safety measures and basic facilities.’
  • 50) ‘But then it also expresses elementary justice, common sense and a basic understanding that different people make different choices.’
  • 51) ‘The civil - rights revolution was won in part because Americans could not accept these acts aimed at citizens asking for elementary rights.’
  • 52) ‘As long as politicians can't even state the most elementary truths about the course they've set us on, that's not going to change.’
  • 53) ‘I don't doubt Mailander's good faith, but obviously there were elementary errors in his initial entry.’
  • 54) ‘The random opening and closing of these channels introduces stochasticity into the elementary calcium release mechanism.’
  • 55) ‘For all his expertise, Mr Magee committed a blunder which the British Crown described at his trial as so elementary as ‘to shame any second-rate burglar’.’
  • 56) ‘The precise mechanism of this elementary act is still subject to discussion.’
  • 57) ‘In no other advanced capitalist country is it so difficult for an independent working class party to exercise the elementary democratic right of gaining access to the ballot as in the US.’
  • 58) ‘Such recombination analysis may help to reveal the time sequence of the elementary processes constituting the pathway.’
  • 59) ‘The above notions constitute the elementary concepts of category theory.’
  • 60) ‘But when we reach the limits of vivisection we have other means of going deeper and dealing with the elementary parts of organisms where the elementary properties of vital phenomena have their seat.’
  • 61) ‘The elementary exercise of checking the stability of changes in annual deaths and discrepancies between places studied will sometimes be highly prudent.’
  • 62) ‘For one, Economics in One Lesson can be read by anyone who can perform elementary logical exercises in his mind.’
  • 63) ‘The French believed that the complex of traditional custom governing the social order could be replaced by simple, elementary rules deriving from the exercise of human reason and natural law.’
  • 64) ‘This write up may appear to be rather simple and elementary, but I must emphasise that enlightening general public as well as most users is considered essential.’
  • 65) ‘What's nice about these episodes is that they're elementary and easy to follow.’
  • 66) ‘If MLEP chose not to take what would have been the elementary and simple step of calling Mr Rumsey then one has to say that they did so at their peril.’
  • 67) ‘If these simple or elementary propositions reflected the facts, then they could be verified against the facts.’
  • 68) ‘The elementary test for a prime minister who believe the answer is ‘Yes’ is that he say the words.’
  • 69) ‘The fact that the left openly regrets CBS's decision not to air a broadcast that flunked the elementary test of truth shows how far the Democrats have fallen.’
  • 70) ‘How on Earth could we be expected to take care of our pets - a fairly elementary task - without being subject to expert guidance and the threat of government regulation?’
  • 71) ‘We had to wait, let's remember, four months before these people finally came in and answered some of the most basic and elementary questions to police detectives.’
  • 72) ‘‘Most of the questions are very basic and elementary,’ the woman pointed out.’
  • 73) ‘Another theoretical advantage of RFA is that it denatures viral proteins without a plume and its by products are elementary molecules and low molecular weight inert gases.’
  • 74) ‘It is hardly fanciful to say that, at the beginning of the century, scientific understanding was equated with reducing structures, including that of the mind, to their elementary constituents.’
  • 75) ‘Its perceptual configurations have been thought to have a special relevance to the emergence of formal artistic qualities which cannot be reduced to a measurable aggregate of more elementary constituents.’
  • 76) ‘In these hemipelagic units, the cyclic alternation of limestones and marls constitutes the elementary stratigraphic building blocks.’
  • 77) ‘All our successful laws of Nature's elementary constituents are quantum field theories.’
  • 78) ‘Atoms are the elementary building blocks of material substances.’
  • 79) ‘Fortunately, few people are likely to encounter elementary fluorine in their daily lives.’
  • 80) ‘Complex molecules are assemblages of those elementary molecules whose metabolic evolution is being studied.’
  • 81) ‘The basic elementary sounds of a language are called phonemes.’
  • 82) an elementary problem in statistics
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