AskDefine | Define fundamentals

Dictionary Definition

fundamentals n : principles from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics" [syn: basics, fundamental principle, basic principle, bedrock]

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  1. Plural of fundamental

Extensive Definition

Fundamental may refer to:
  • Fundamental frequency,a concept in music or phonetics, often referred to as simply a "fundamental".
  • Fundamentalism, the belief in, and usually the strict adherence to, the simplistic or "fundamental" ideas based on faith of a system of thought.Interestingly not based on the fundamental principles or objectives of a system. i.e. following the word and not the spirit of a law or system.
  • Any of a number of fundamental theorems identified in mathematics, such as
  • Fundamental analysis, a method that uses financial and economic analysis to predict the movement of security prices such as bond prices, but more commonly stock prices.
fundamentals in German: Grundton
fundamentals in Italian: Fundamental
fundamentals in Dutch: Grondtoon
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