Translation of elementary in Spanish:

elementary

elemental, adj.

Pronunciation: /ɛlɪˈmɛnt(ə)ri//ˌɛləˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

adjective

  • 1

    (arithmetic/course/exercises) elemental
    (arithmetic/exercises/course) básico
    elementary education enseñanza primaria feminine
    • (in US) elementary teacher maestro de enseñanza primaria
    • Geminus wrote a number of astronomy texts, including the elementary text Isagoge or Introduction to Astronomy based on the work of Hipparchus which we referred to above.
    • What's nice about these episodes is that they're elementary and easy to follow.
    • Because Stretton violates the iron law of content, this book will not be useful in most elementary courses.
    • The French believed that the complex of traditional custom governing the social order could be replaced by simple, elementary rules deriving from the exercise of human reason and natural law.
    • The Castle of Knowledge was first published in 1556 and gives an elementary introduction to Ptolemy's version of astronomy.
    • This write up may appear to be rather simple and elementary, but I must emphasise that enlightening general public as well as most users is considered essential.
    • Heinrich attended school in Mulhouse, receiving a reasonably good education up to the age of twelve, studying French and Latin in addition to elementary subjects.
    • Lagrange taught courses on elementary mathematics there.
    • For the new abolitionists, it is not that composition is too elementary a subject for higher education.
    • The fact that the left openly regrets CBS's decision not to air a broadcast that flunked the elementary test of truth shows how far the Democrats have fallen.
    • The elementary exercise of checking the stability of changes in annual deaths and discrepancies between places studied will sometimes be highly prudent.
    • Well there is physics there, of course, but all elementary.
    • Gauss did lecture to Riemann but he was only giving elementary courses and there is no evidence that at this time he recognised Riemann's genius.
    • How on Earth could we be expected to take care of our pets - a fairly elementary task - without being subject to expert guidance and the threat of government regulation?
    • We get roughly three dozen students into an elementary Latin course in first year here in Hobart, and I think that's actually quite an impressive number.
    • Finally, at the base of the educational pyramid, were the parish schools, providing a one-year elementary course.
    • It is hoped that this atlas will be a continuing source of reference during and beyond the elementary courses of study.
    • We had to wait, let's remember, four months before these people finally came in and answered some of the most basic and elementary questions to police detectives.
    • If these simple or elementary propositions reflected the facts, then they could be verified against the facts.
    • The cooler head recently mentioned needs to sit down with Mr. DeLay and engage in an elementary, maybe even remedial, course on the separation of powers.
    • Courses start at £75 for a Fun Day during the week, going up to £299 for a four-day elementary pilot course at the weekend.
    • The main one from the point of view of this review consists of Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 7 and is the elementary course in Lie theory.
    • Euclid also wrote Phaenomena which is an elementary introduction to mathematical astronomy and gives results on the times stars in certain positions will rise and set.
    • For one, Economics in One Lesson can be read by anyone who can perform elementary logical exercises in his mind.
    • The cast is remanded to Sunday school for an elementary Bible refresher course.
    • Anyone who missed that lesson in his elementary economics course will certainly have learnt it from the business press in recent months.
    • If MLEP chose not to take what would have been the elementary and simple step of calling Mr Rumsey then one has to say that they did so at their peril.
    • The elementary test for a prime minister who believe the answer is ‘Yes’ is that he say the words.
    • But then I thought back to my time at Cambridge, taking a course in elementary logic, studying the Fallacy of the Undistributed Middle.
    • Any professor who has given a course on elementary real analysis will have discovered how difficult students find the formally defined notion of negation.
    • ‘Most of the questions are very basic and elementary,’ the woman pointed out.
    • This old film, a staple of most elementary physics courses, has left an indelible impression on countless students over the years.
  • 2

    (basic)
    (principles/knowledge/rules) elemental
    (knowledge/principles/rules) básico
    (knowledge/rules/principles) fundamental
    it would only be elementary good manners sería de elemental cortesía
    • elementary, my dear Watson elemental, mi querido Watson
    • In no other advanced capitalist country is it so difficult for an independent working class party to exercise the elementary democratic right of gaining access to the ballot as in the US.
    • But then it also expresses elementary justice, common sense and a basic understanding that different people make different choices.
    • During the past 15 years, they have transformed Poland into a paradise for big business and the wealthy, while large parts of the population lack the most elementary basic needs.
    • It was grossly overcrowded and lacking in elementary safety measures and basic facilities.
    • And if they would misrepresent even this most basic, elementary issue, why should I trust them on other, more important things?
    • As long as politicians can't even state the most elementary truths about the course they've set us on, that's not going to change.
    • Such recombination analysis may help to reveal the time sequence of the elementary processes constituting the pathway.
    • I don't doubt Mailander's good faith, but obviously there were elementary errors in his initial entry.
    • Parents would rather sue the world and screw the responsibilities they took on the minute their bundle of joy was born rather than teach him basic, elementary, fundamental reasoning and sense.
    • The precise mechanism of this elementary act is still subject to discussion.
    • The civil - rights revolution was won in part because Americans could not accept these acts aimed at citizens asking for elementary rights.
    • The above notions constitute the elementary concepts of category theory.
    • But when we reach the limits of vivisection we have other means of going deeper and dealing with the elementary parts of organisms where the elementary properties of vital phenomena have their seat.
    • The random opening and closing of these channels introduces stochasticity into the elementary calcium release mechanism.
    • It's really a basic site with elementary information about its practice areas and little else.
    • For all his expertise, Mr Magee committed a blunder which the British Crown described at his trial as so elementary as ‘to shame any second-rate burglar’.