Look-Up
radical (n):
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
Samples
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
Samples
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
Samples
basal placentation.
radical leaves

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

Related Word: revolutionary
radical (s):
arising from or going to the root or source
Samples
a radical flaw in the plan
radical (a):
of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root
Samples
a radical verb form
14 words in a day, 5000 words in a year | 5000 Most Common English Words
Powered By  rentanadviser.com | WordNet | TDK (Türk Dil Kurumu)
Next Proverb

He who serves two masters must lie to one

herkesin dostu dost değildir.
You cannot effectively or fully serve two people as your attention, loyalty, commitment etc. will be split between the two


Dictionary-Translator Addon for Firefox: