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English[]

Wikipedia

Etymology[]

From Middle English element < Old French element < Latin elementum (a first principle, element, rudiment); origin uncertain.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Element

Plural
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Element ({{{1}}})

  1. 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.
  2. (chemistry) Any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction or by any chemical means and made up of atoms all having the same number of protons.
  3. One of the four basic building blocks of matter in theories of ancient philosophers and alchemists: water, earth, fire, and air
  4. Something small.
    an element of doubt
  5. Template:Pluralonly Atmospheric forces such as strong winds and rains.
  6. A place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards.
    be in one's own element
  7. (law) A required aspect or component of a cause of action. A deed is regarded a violation of law only if each element can be proved.
  8. Template:Set theory One of the objects in a set.
  9. A group of people within a larger group having a particular common characteristic.
    You sometimes find the hooligan element at football matches.
  10. A short form of heating element, a component in electrical equipment, often in the form of a coil, having a high resistance, thereby generating heat when a current is passed through it.
    The element in this electric kettle can heat the water in under a minute.
  11. (computing) One of the conceptual objects in a markup language, usually represented in text by a matching pair of tags.

Synonyms[]

  • (in chemistry): chemical element
  • (in set theory): member

Derived terms[]

  • chemical element
  • data element
  • heating element

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Translations[]

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See also[]

  • atom

External links[]

Anagrams[]

  • eeelmnt,
  • leetmen

Crimean Tatar[]

Etymology[]

Latin elementum.

Noun[]

element

  1. element.

Declension[]

References[]

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Dutch[]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Element n. (plural Elementen)

  1. element
  2. (chemistry) element
  3. Template:Set theory element

Swedish[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Element n. Template:Sv-noun-n-zero

  1. element; basic building block of matter in ancient philosophy
  2. element; a place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards
  3. elements; forces of weather
  4. element; an object in a set
  5. Template:Maths element of a matrix
  6. heating element
  7. (computing) element; object in markup language

Related terms[]

  • elementär
  • elementa
  • elementar-

Turkish[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: [ɛ.le.'ment]
  • Hyphenation: e‧le‧ment

Noun[]

Element (definite accusative Elementi, plural Elementler)

  1. (chemistry) element

Declension[]

ar:element de:element et:element fa:element fr:element ko:element io:element id:element it:element kn:element kk:element sw:element ku:element la:element lt:element hu:element ml:element nl:element ja:element no:element pl:element pt:element ro:element simple:element fi:element sv:element ta:element te:element tr:element vi:element zh:element

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