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basis or fundamental principle anlage , bedrock , substratum
concerning something fundamental basal
fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained base , basis , cornerstone , foundation , fundament , groundwork
statement of fundamental facts or principles basics , rudiments
statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution) Bill of Rights
Indian physicist who with Albert Einstein proposed statistical laws based on the indistinguishability of particles; led to the description of fundamental particles that later came to be known as bosons Bose , Satyendra N. Bose , Satyendra Nath Bose
rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy canon
(biology) the theory that cells form the fundamental structural and functional units of all living organisms; proposed in 1838 by Matthias Schleiden and by Theodor Schwann cell doctrine , cell theory
fundamental individual right protected by law and expressed as immunity from unwarranted governmental interference civil liberty
right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equ civil right
fundamental principle of physics that the total energy of an isolated system is constant despite internal changes conservation of energy , first law of thermodynamics , law of conservation of energy
fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system conservation of mass , conservation of matter , law of conservation of mass , law of conservation of matter
law determining the fundamental political principles of a government constitution , fundamental law , organic law
fundamental principle of electrostatics; the force of attraction or repulsion between two charged particles is directly proportional to the product of the charges and inversely proportional to the distance between them; principle also holds for magnetic p Coulomb's Law
defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness Department of Defense Laboratory System , LABLINK
fundamental character of a culture ethos
phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory event
conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle formula
any of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental harmonic
secondary tone produced by fundamental tone harmonic , overtone
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