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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fundamental \Fun`da*men"tal\, a. [Cf. F. fondamental.] Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary; as, a fundamental truth; a fundamental axiom. [1913 Webster] The fundamental reasons of this war. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Some fundamental antithesis in nature. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] Fundamental bass (Mus.), the root note of a chord; a bass formed of the roots or fundamental tones of the chords. Fundamental chord (Mus.), a chord, the lowest tone of which is its root. Fundamental colors, red, green, and violet-blue. See Primary colors, under Color. [1913 Webster]