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Element 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: 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 3

Definition: 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 4

Definition: 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 5

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

Element 6

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

Element 7

Definition: 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 8

Definition: 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 9

Definition: One of the terms in an algebraic expression.

Element 10

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

Element 11

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

Element 12

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

Element 13

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

Element 14

Definition: the conditions and movements of the air.

Element 15

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

Element 16

Definition: The whole material composing the world.

Element 17

Definition: To compound of elements or first principles.

Element 18

Definition: To constitute; to make up with elements.

element 19

Definition: 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"

element 20

Definition: 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

element 21

Definition: the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; "water is the element of fishes"

element 22

Definition: a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone

element 23

Definition: the situation in which you are happiest and most effective; "in your element"

element 24

Definition: any of the more than known substances (of which occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

element 25

Definition: one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements"


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