[ UK /ˌɛlɪmˈɛntə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˌɛɫəˈmɛnəɫ, ˌɛɫəˈmɛntəɫ/ ]
  1. of or being the essential or basic part
    a basal reader
    an elementary need for love and nurturing
  2. relating to severe atmospheric conditions
    a race against hail or cold rains or some other elemental catastrophe
  3. relating to or being an element
    elemental sulphur
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How To Use elemental In A Sentence

  • It is hard nowadays to get away with something so elemental. Times, Sunday Times
  • Deeply embedded within her mind is a node of pure Elemental energy.
  • Football's most elemental rivalry was providing the defining classic of the genre.
  • The air filled with the strong scent of herbs being burned to discourage elemental spirits.
  • In addition to the enstatite, forsterite, and PAHs, they are trying to model their spectra using a library containing dolomite (a carbonate), smectite (a clay), spinel/hibonite, pyrrhotite, iron oxide, and elemental carbon grains.
  • Theleb K'aarna had a respect born of fear for the powers of the aeromancer, the rare wizard who could control the wind elementals-and aeromancy was only one of the arts which Elric and his ancestors possessed. The Bane of The Black Sword
  • Older and chubbier, which doesn't matter, he is a torrentially powerful, elemental actor, whose outbursts mesmerize, and whose very silences impress.
  • 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.
  • Most of it is hydrogen-dominated gas or plasma, simple in behavior though bearing the seeds of elemental diversity through thermonuclear reactions in stars.
  • The mass concentration by tapered elemental oscillating microbalance was on average slightly lower than mass concentration measured by filter, but there was good agreement.
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