from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Elementariness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Elementariness.
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- noun obsolete The quality of being
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In modern physics, then, elementarity is far from elementary.
This clearly undermines the Democritean mereological concept of elementarity, in which a composite entity has a unique decomposition into a set of indivisible entities.
In this context, elementarity seems to correspond to nothing more than the choice of a particularly convenient decomposition of oscillatory behaviour.