(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
a person who has radical ideas or opinions
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; "basal placentation"; "radical leaves"
(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm; "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on education"; "an ultra conservative"
(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; "in the body free radicals are high-energy pa
constituting the full quantity or extent; complete; "an entire town devastated by an earthquake"; "gave full attention"; "a total failure"
complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
the whole amount
a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
damage beyond the point of repair; "My son totaled our new car"; "the rock star totals his guitar at every concert"
determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"