# 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]

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Noun

fundamentals- 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
- The fundamental theorem of algebra, a theorem regarding the factorization of polynomials.
- The fundamental theorem of arithmetic, a theorem regarding prime factorization.

- 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.

In music:

fundamentals in German: Grundton

fundamentals in Italian: Fundamental

fundamentals in Dutch:
Grondtoon