Fundamental colors
Fundamental Fun`da*men"tal, a. [Cf. F. fondamental.] Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental axiom. [1913 Webster]

The fundamental reasons of this war. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Some fundamental antithesis in nature. --Whewell. [1913 Webster]

{Fundamental bass} (Mus.), the root note of a chord; a bass formed of the roots or fundamental tones of the chords.

{Fundamental chord} (Mus.), a chord, the lowest tone of which is its root.

{Fundamental colors}, red, green, and violet-blue. See {Primary colors}, under {Color}. [1913 Webster]


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  • fundamental colors — Color Col or (k[u^]l [ e]r), n. [Written also {colour}.] [OF. color, colur, colour, F. couleur, L. color; prob. akin to celare to conceal (the color taken as that which covers). See {Helmet}.] 1. A property depending on the relations of light to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fundamental — Fun da*men tal, a. [Cf. F. fondamental.] Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental axiom. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fundamental bass — Fundamental Fun da*men tal, a. [Cf. F. fondamental.] Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fundamental chord — Fundamental Fun da*men tal, a. [Cf. F. fondamental.] Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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