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radical (n):
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
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thematic vowels are part of the stem
Related Word: stem
radical (n):
a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
radical (n):
a person who has radical ideas or opinions
radical (n):
(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
radical (n):
(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
radical (n):
an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
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in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells
radical (a):
especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
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basal placentation.
radical leaves

Related Words: basal
radical (s):
(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
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extremist political views.
radical opinions on education.
an ultra conservative
radical (s):
markedly new or introducing radical change
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a revolutionary discovery.
radical political views

Related Word: revolutionary
radical (s):
arising from or going to the root or source
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a radical flaw in the plan
radical (a):
of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root
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a radical verb form
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Coming events cast their shadows before

Perşembe’nin gelişi Çarşamba’dan bellidir.
Significant events are often preceded by signs that they are about to happen.


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