• Noun: (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
• Noun: a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
• Noun: an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule than has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule; example: "in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells"
• Noun: a person who has radical ideas or opinions
• Noun: a sign placed in front of an expression to denote that a root is to be extracted
• Noun: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; example: "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
• Adj: (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm; examples: "extremist political views", "radical opinions on education", "an ultra conservative"
• Adj: markedly new or introducing radical change; examples: "a revolutionary discovery", "radical political views"
• Adj: arising from or going to the root; example: "a radical flaw in the plan"
• Adj: of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root; example: "a radical verb form"
• Adj: 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; examples: "basal placentation", "radical leaves"
To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.
The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way.
Whether it's people walking off 'The View' when Bill O'Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression.
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm.
What we're putting forward is the most radical reform of the welfare state... for 60 years. I think it will have a transformative effect in making sure that everyone is better off in work and better off working rather than on benefits.
When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice.
The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.