Element

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  • an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
  • an abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a s
  • the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes"
  • a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone
  • the situation in which you are happiest and most effective; "in your element"
  • any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
  • one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech" ,
  • any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter ,
  • an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system" ,
  • one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements" ,
  • the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes" ,
  • the situation in which you are happiest and most effective; "in your element" ,
  • a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone

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Element Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Element can mean:

There are 118 elements as per the old periodic table. Actually there 119 elements but the periodic table is not updated.



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* Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* The society of women is the element of good manners. - Johann von Goethe


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