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  Definition of element
  1. 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"
  2. 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
  3. the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes"
  4. a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone
  5. the situation in which you are happiest and most effective; "in your element"
  6. 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
  7. one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements"
Similar Words: component, constituent, factor, ingredient, chemical element

 

Hyponyms: accessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-on, addition, improver, audio, auto part, car part, crystal, hardware, computer hardware, heating element, ingredient, landside, makings, module, pixel, pel, picture element, retrofit, spare part, spare, spark gap, point, be-all and end-all, be all and end all, element of a cone, element of a cylinder, allotrope, transuranic element, noble gas, inert gas, argonon, metallic element, metal, nonmetal, transactinide, actinium, Ac, atomic number 89, argon, Ar, atomic number 18, arsenic, As, atomic number 33, astatine, At, atomic number 85, boron, B, atomic number 5, bromine, Br, atomic number 35, carbon, C, atomic number 6, chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17, fluorine, F, atomic number 9, germanium, Ge, atomic number 32, helium, He, atomic number 2, hydrogen, H, atomic number 1, iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53, krypton, Kr, atomic number 36, lawrencium, Lw, atomic number 103, mendelevium, Md, Mv, atomic number 101, neon, Ne, atomic number 10, nitrogen, N, atomic number 7, nobelium, No, atomic number 102, oxygen, O, atomic number 8, phosphorus, P, atomic number 15, plutonium, Pu, atomic number 94, radon, Rn, atomic number 86, rutherfordium, Rf, kurchatovium, Ku, unnilquadium, Unq, element 104, atomic number 104, selenium, Se, atomic number 34, silicon, Si, atomic number 14, sulfur, S, sulphur, atomic number 16, tellurium, Te, atomic number 52, unnilhexium, Unh, element 106, atomic number 106, unnilquintium, unnilpentium, Unp, hahnium, element 105, atomic number 105, unnilseptium, Uns, element 107, atomic number 107, xenon, Xe, atomic number 54, trace element, air, fire, earth, quintessence, ether, water

 

Derivational Morphology: form, constitute, make, factorize, factorise, compose

 

 
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