In·tro·duc·to·ry a. Serving to introduce something else; leading to the main subject or business; preliminary; prefatory; as, introductory proceedings; an introductory discourse.
adj 1: serving to open or begin; "began the slide show with some
2: serving as a base or starting point; "a basic course in
Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of
basic tools"; "an introductory art course" [syn: basic]
3: serving as an introduction or preface [syn: prefatorial, prefatory]