radical - noun

  • (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
  • an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
  • a person who has radical ideas or opinions
  • (mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
  • a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

  • radical - adjective

    • of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root
    • especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
    • (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    • markedly new or introducing radical change
    • arising from or going to the root or source

    radical - thesaurus

    basal   base   extremist   group   revolutionary   root   stem   theme   ultra  

    Scrabble score for radical

    r is 1 a is 1 d is 2 i is 1 c is 3 a is 1 l is 1
    Scrabble score = 10

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