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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fun·da·men·tal /ˌfʌndəˈmɛntḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fun·da·men·tal /ˌfəndəˈmɛntḷ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fun·da·men·tal a.  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.
    The fundamental reasons of this war.   --Shak.
    Some fundamental antithesis in nature.   --Whewell.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fun·da·men·tal, n. A leading or primary principle, rule, law, or article, which serves as the groundwork of a system; essential part, as, the fundamentals of the Christian faith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: serving as an essential component; "a cardinal rule"; "the
             central cause of the problem"; "an example that was
             fundamental to the argument"; "computers are
             fundamental to modern industrial structure" [syn: cardinal,
              central, key, primal]
      2: being or involving basic facts or principles; "the
         fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental
         incompatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths";
         "underlying principles" [syn: rudimentary, underlying]
      3: far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the
         nature of something; "the fundamental revolution in human
         values that has occurred"; "the book underwent fundamental
         changes"; "committed the fundamental error of confusing
         spending with extravagance"; "profound social changes"
         [syn: profound]
      n : the lowest tone of a harmonic series [syn: fundamental
          frequency, first harmonic]