chemistry Two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule.
Polish: grupa, grupa funkcyjna, podstawnik
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 particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells.
synonym: free radical.
Polish: rodnik, wolny rodnik
A person who has radical ideas or opinions.
Polish: radykalista, radykał, ultras, ekstremista
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.
Polish: morfem leksykalny, pień, pierwiastek, rdzeń
used of opinions and actions Far beyond the norm:
— Radical opinions on education.
Polish: krańcowy, skrajny
Markedly new or introducing radical change:
— Radical political views.
Arising from or going to the root or source.
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:
— Radical leaves.
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