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arising from or going to the root or source

holding especially political views that deviate drastically and fundamentally from conventional or traditional beliefs

one who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures

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(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

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(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

(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

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markedly new or introducing radical change

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arising from or going to the root or source

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of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root

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especially of leaves

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At pH = 4-6.5, the fluorescence intensity decreased to the minimum, which was caused by coil to globular translation resulted from the chelation between polymer chains acid radical and [Na.sup.+].
This could be attributed to the chelation between [Na.sup.+] and acid radicals fixed on the polymer chains.
The KOH number test measures the concentration of acid radicals present in natural rubber latex as free acids which, in the presence of the ammonia, exist as the ammonium salts (ref.