Elementary in a sentence as an adjective

This isn't elementary school where everyone gets an "A" for effort.

That's because many of the people founding these startups were in elementary school when it happened.

Who has more impact on education, a good elementary teacher or Sal Khan?

I have been a developer for elementary for 3 years, and I am part of the elementary core team.

I have no difficulty doing this with third graders, but this particular class was all elementary school teachers.

I'm reminded of a time in elementary school when I opened a Pokémon booster pack to discover a Charizard.

Logging towns, IT, Nurses, flight attendants, basketball players, elementary teachers, the list goes on and on.

We do the same thing in quantum field theory, we have our quantum field and we write it as the sum of our elementary wavefunctions, which are called plane waves[2].

Taiwan is not the only place where elementary mathematics instruction is better than it is in the United States.

It is a mundane story about an uninteresting and unnecessary practical problem, self-inflicted and then solved in an elementary way.

Secondary math education, for me in the UK, didn't deal with anything outside of elementary algebra, Euclidean geometry, some statistics, and relatively simple calculus.

Elementary definitions


easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem"

See also: simple uncomplicated unproblematic


of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education; "the elementary grades"; "elementary teachers"


of or being the essential or basic part; "an elementary need for love and nurturing"

See also: elemental primary