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ru·di·ment

 (ro͞o′də-mənt)
n.
1. often rudiments
a. A fundamental element, principle, or skill, as of a field of learning: the rudiments of calculus.
b. Something in an incipient or undeveloped form: the rudiments of social behavior in children; the rudiments of a plan of action.
2. Biology An imperfectly or incompletely developed organ or part.

[Latin rudīmentum, from rudis, rough, unformed.]

ru′di·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.

rudiment

(ˈruːdɪmənt)
n
1. (often plural) the first principles or elementary stages of a subject
2. (often plural) a partially developed version of something
3. (Biology) biology an organ or part in its earliest recognizable form, esp one in an embryonic or vestigial state
[C16: from Latin rudīmentum a beginning, from rudis unformed; see rude]

ru•di•ment

(ˈru də mənt)

n.
1. Usu., rudiments.
a. the elements or first principles of a subject: the rudiments of grammar.
b. a mere beginning, first slight appearance, or undeveloped or imperfect form of something: the rudiments of a plan.
2. an incompletely developed organ or part.
[1540–50; < Latin rudīmentum early training, initial stage]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rudiment - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)rudiment - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"
basic principle, fundamental principle, fundamentals, basics, bedrock - principles from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
2.rudiment - the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life; "Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

rudiment

noun
1. A fundamental principle or underlying concept.Often used in plural:
2. A fundamental irreducible constituent of a whole.Often used in plural:
Translations

rudiment

[ˈruːdɪmənt] N (Bio) → rudimento m rudimentsrudimentos mpl, primeras nociones fpl

ru·di·ment

n. rudimento.
1. órgano parcialmente desarrollado;
2. órgano o parte que ha perdido total o parcialmente su función anterior.
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There is a brief chapter on snare drum rudiments and rudimental drumming, much of which is taken up simply with lists of rudiment names.
Page 43 First five notes (in order Concert Group 1: G-Bb-A-G'-A' of introduction) Group 2: Eb-D-C-Bb-G Number of snare drum rudiments 4 introduced Number of auxiliary percussion 0 instruments introduced Solos 0 Full band arrangements 8 Continuation of Material Unknown Evaluation and Assessment No Tools Present The St.
Initially, like Giovanni Hidalgo, I studied many drum rudiments and exercises, and applied them to the conga drums.