Definition of Rudiment (transitive) To ground; to settle in first principles. | A fundamental principle or skill, especially in a field of learning (often in the plural). | Something in an undeveloped form (often in the plural).
How to use Rudiment in Sentences?
- 1. Seeds of hermaphrodite flowers quadrangular, crowned by one long awn, and the rudiment of another. 🔊
- 2. The membrane which was shut up in the gills of the aquatic creature, was really the rudiment of its now perfected wings. 🔊
- 3. The merest rudiment of sensation or self-consciousness is infinitely removed from absolutely non-sentient or unconscious matter. 🔊
- 4. They contained then the rudiment of an idea of grace, which took its natural growth and development in spite of man. 🔊
- 5. There is more than balance here: there is the rudiment of an instinctive composition which Degas never had. 🔊
- 6. It happened, for my sins, that none of these admirable birds had anything beyond the merest rudiment of a tail. 🔊
- 7. The stomach, which is irregularly conical in shape, lies in a place slightly nearer the observer than the end of the lung rudiment mentioned above. 🔊
- 8. Here we have the germ or rudiment of a Custom, a conception posterior to that of Themistes or judgments. 🔊
- 9. How is it, then, that in some cases the result is a sanctity which overrides all considerations of personal advantage, while in others there is hardly a rudiment of such a feeling? 🔊
- 10. It has four toes and a rudiment of a fifth in front, and three toes behind; and has teeth slightly resembling those of the horse, but more simple and shorter in the crown. 🔊