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Element (IPA: /ˈɛɫəmənt/)


Element (n.)

One of the simplest or essential parts or principles of which anything consists, or upon which the constitution or fundamental powers of anything are based.

Element (n.)

One of the ultimate, undecomposable constituents of any kind of matter. Specifically: (Chem.) A substance which cannot be decomposed into different kinds of matter by any means at present employed; as, the elements of water are oxygen and hydrogen.

Element (n.)

One of the ultimate parts which are variously combined in anything; as, letters are the elements of written language; hence, also, a simple portion of that which is complex, as a shaft, lever, wheel, or any simple part in a machine; one of the essential ingredients of any mixture; a constituent part; as, quartz, feldspar, and mica are the elements of granite.

Element (n.)

One out of several parts combined in a system of aggregation, when each is of the nature of the whole; as, a single cell is an element of the honeycomb.

Element (n.)

One of the smallest natural divisions of the organism, as a blood corpuscle, a muscular fiber.

Element (n.)

One of the simplest essential parts, more commonly called cells, of which animal and vegetable organisms, or their tissues and organs, are composed.

Element (n.)

An infinitesimal part of anything of the same nature as the entire magnitude considered; as, in a solid an element may be the infinitesimal portion between any two planes that are separated an indefinitely small distance. In the calculus, element is sometimes used as synonymous with differential.

Element (n.)

Sometimes a curve, or surface, or volume is considered as described by a moving point, or curve, or surface, the latter being at any instant called an element of the former.

Element (n.)

One of the terms in an algebraic expression.

Element (n.)

One of the necessary data or values upon which a system of calculations depends, or general conclusions are based; as, the elements of a planet's orbit.

Element (n.)

The simplest or fundamental principles of any system in philosophy, science, or art; rudiments; as, the elements of geometry, or of music.

Element (n.)

Any outline or sketch, regarded as containing the fundamental ideas or features of the thing in question; as, the elements of a plan.

Element (n.)

One of the simple substances, as supposed by the ancient philosophers; one of the imaginary principles of matter.

Element (n.)

The four elements were, air, earth, water, and fire

Element (n.)

the conditions and movements of the air.

Element (n.)

The elements of the alchemists were salt, sulphur, and mercury.

Element (n.)

The whole material composing the world.

Element (n.)

The bread and wine used in the eucharist or Lord's supper.

Element (v. t.)

To compound of elements or first principles.

Element (v. t.)

To constitute; to make up with elements.

Element

Any one of the distinct objects that make up a set in set theory

Element

Fact that must be proven, under USA criminal law

Element

Abstract class with no superclass, in UML

Element

Concept in category theory

Element

Defined set of movements and positions in a figure skating discipline

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A solemn and religious regard to spiritual and eternal things is an indispensable element of all true greatness." - Greatness

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Benevolence is the characteristic element of humanity." - Benevolence

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Der umgang mit frauen ist das element guter sitten." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Der Umgang mit Frauen ist das Element guter Sitten." - Women

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Elimination of quasi-solid seithr element manifestation: complete. Now terminating experiment." - BlazBlue


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