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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: rudiment(0.01087 detik)
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n 1: the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); “he
mastered only the rudiments of geometry” [syn: first rudiment
, first principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's,
2: the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier
stage of life; “Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of
the embryonic yolk sac” English → English (gcide)
Rudiment \Ru"di*ment\, v. t.
To furnish with first principles or rules; to insrtuct in the
Rudiment \Ru"di*ment\, n. [L. rudimentum, fr. rudis unwrought,
ignorant, rude: cf. F. rudiment. See Rude.]
1. That which is unformed or undeveloped; the principle which
lies at the bottom of any development; an unfinished
but I will bring thee where thou soon shalt quit
Those rudiments, and see before thine eyes
The monarchies of the earth. --Milton.
the single leaf is the rudiment of beauty in
landscape. --I. Taylor.
2. Hence, an element or first principle of any art or
science; a beginning of any knowledge; a first step.
This boy is forest-born,
And hath been tutored in the rudiments
of many desperate studies. --Shak.
There he shall first lay down the rudiments
Of his great warfare. --Milton.
3. (Biol.) An imperfect organ or part, or one which is never