Definitions of elemental

  1. being or resembling a force of nature; " elemental violence"
  2. relating to or being an element; " elemental sulphur"
  3. Pertaining to rudiments or first principles; rudimentary; elementary.
  4. Relating to, or characteristic of, the natural world; having to do with first principles; forming a necessary part of something; fundamental; simple.
  5. Pertaining to elements or first principles: belonging to or produced by elements or the elements.
  6. Relating to an element; pertaining to the great forces of nature; rudimentary.
  7. Pertaining to elements; produced by some of the four supposed elements; arising from first principles. Elemental spirits, those of fire, air, earth, and water, respectively salamanders, sylphs, gnomes, and undines.
  8. Produced by elements; arising from first principles.