Definitions for "Rudiment"
That which is unformed or undeveloped; the principle which lies at the bottom of any development; an unfinished beginning.
Hence, an element or first principle of any art or science; a beginning of any knowledge; a first step.
To furnish with first principles or rules; to insrtuct in the rudiments.
the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"
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"
An imperfect organ or part, or one which is never developed.
An imperfectly developed organ or part, specifically used in reference to florets. The rudiment of a spikelet is formed by structures of a reduced sterile floret.
a foundational drum pattern used as an exercise
a hard pattern that helps build your technique and rhythm for all styles drumming
A rudiment is one of a set of basic patterns used in rudimental drumming. These patterns form the basic building blocks or "vocabulary" of drumming, and can be combined in a more-or-less infinite variety of ways to create drumming music.