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  1. Radicals

    The Radicals were a parliamentary political grouping in the United Kingdom in the early to mid 19th century, who drew on earlier ideas of radicalism and helped to transform the Whigs into the Liberal Party.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Radicals

    a class of English politicians who, at the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th, aimed at the political emancipation of the mass of the people by giving them a share in the election of parliamentary representatives. Their Radicalism went no farther than that, and on principle could not go farther.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Radicals

    A portion of a molecule, possessing a free bond and hence free to combine directly. A radical never can exist alone, but is only hypothetical. An atom is a simple radical, an unsaturated group of atoms is a compound radical.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of radicals in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of radicals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leo C. Rosten:

    A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.

  2. Jim White:

    Pumpkin is full of antioxidants that are great at fighting free radicals.

  3. Avijit Roy:

    Islamist radicals are behind my son's murder, we mourn but we are not out.

  4. Michael Kugelman:

    For some hardened and impressionable radicals, bling could be as appealing as barbarity.

  5. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    My concern today is not with the length of a person's hair but with his conduct. (On campus radicals)

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