element

  1. an abstract part of something
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. one of four substan......

    element

    (Living things in their environment) a substance consisting of one kind of atom only

    element

    (Learning Modules / Chemistry / Polymers) A substance containing only one type of atom.

    element

    The classification of atoms. The different atoms are grouped as elements, which distinguishable properties are specified for each one. An element can also refers to a substance whose structure is made up of only a single type of atom. A form of matter that cannot be broken down into a chemically simpler form by heating, cooling, or chemical r...
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    Element

    1) all isotopes of an atom that contain the same number of protons. For example, the element uranium has 92 protons, and the different isotopes of this element may contain 134 to 148 neutrons. 2) In a reactor, a fuel element is a metal rod containing the fissile material.
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    Element

    A radio valve (or tube) component, more commonly referred to as an electrode (US).
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    element

    (el´ә-mәnt) any of the primary parts or constituents of something. in chemistry, a simple substance that cannot be decomposed by ordinary chemical means; elements are the basic components of which all matter is composed. Chemical elements are made up of atoms, each of which consists of a nucleu...
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    element

    (from the article `rare-earth element`) The early Greeks defined earths as materials that could not be changed further by the sources of heat then available. Until late in the 18th century, ... Thales inadvertently made one other fundamental contribution to the development of natural science. By naming a specific substance as the basic ...
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    element

    (from the article `set theory`) ...certain types of infinite sets of real numbers. A set, wrote Cantor, is a collection of definite, distinguishable objects of perception or thought ... There is an element such that * = = * for every element in the group. This element is called the identit...
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    element

    [n] - one of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe 2. [n] - the situation in which you are happiest and most effective 3. [n] - a straight line that generates a cylinder or cone 4. [n] - the most favorable environment for a plant or animal
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    Element

    • (n.) One of the smallest natural divisions of the organism, as a blood corpuscle, a muscular fiber. • (n.) One of the simple substances, as supposed by the ancient philosophers; one of the imaginary principles of matter. • (n.) Sometimes a curve, or surface, or volume is considered as described by a moving point, or curve, or surfa...
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    element

    <chemistry> One of the 103 known chemical substances that cannot be divided into simpler substances by chemical means. A substance whose atoms all have the same atomic number. ... Examples: hydrogen, lead, uranium.(See atom, matter, nuclide.) ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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    element

    noun the most favorable environment for a plant or animal; `water is the element of fishes`
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    element

    (chemistry) Substance that cannot be split chemically into simpler substances. The atoms of a particular element all have the same number of protons in their nuclei (their proton or atomic number). Elements are classified in the periodic table of the elements. Of the known elements, 92 are kno...
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    Element

    [category theory] In category theory, the concept of an element, or a point, generalizes the more usual set theoretic concept of an element of a set to an object of any category. This idea often allows to restate definitions or properties of morphisms (such as monomorphism or product) which are given by a universal property in more familiar...
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    Element

    [criminal law] Under United States law, an element of a crime (or element of an offense) is one of a set of facts that must all be proven to convict a defendant of a crime. Before a court finds a defendant guilty of a criminal offense, the prosecution must present evidence that, even when opposed by any evidence the defense may choose to pr...
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    Element

    [mathematics] In mathematics, an element, or member, of a set is any one of the distinct objects that make up that set. == Sets == Writing A = {1, 2, 3, 4} means that the elements of the set A are the numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. Sets of elements of A, for example {1, 2}, are subsets of A. Sets can themselves be elements. For example consider the...
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    Element

    [production team] Element (stylized as ELEMENT) is a Norwegian record production and songwriting team, consisting of Hitesh Ceon and Kim Ofstad. Element have in 2013 produced 8 songs on the Madcon album `Icon`, including the song `Bottles` featuring Rick Ross, and `Is You With Me` featuring Snoop Dogg. The first single, `In My Head`, spent ...
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    Element

    [Tampa] Element is a 460 ft (140m) tall residential skyscraper in Tampa, Florida. It has 35 floors and 395 units. It was designed by Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, and developed by Novare Group / Intown Tampa Development. ...
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    Element

    [UML] In the Unified Modeling Language (UML), an Element is an abstract class with no superclass. It is used as the superclass or base class, as known by object oriented programmers, for all the metaclasses in the UML infrastructure library. All other elements in the UML inherit, directly or indirectly from Element. An Element has a derived...
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    Element

    El'e·ment (ĕl'e*mĕnt) transitive verb 1. To compound of elements or first principles. [ Obsolete] '[ Love] being elemented too.' Donne. 2. To constitute; to make up with elements. « His very soul was elemented of nothing but sadness.»...
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    Element

    El'e·ment noun [ French élément , Latin elementum .] 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. One of the ultimate, undecomposable constituents of an...
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    Element

    1) An essential requirement necessary to make a claim or defense in court . For example, one element of assault is the intention to cause apprehension of harmful or offensive contact. If there is no evidence that the defendant intended to cause apprehension, there is no assault. 2) An essential requirement of a General Plan (a government's long-ran...
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    Element

    A basic building block of matter that cannot be broken down into a simpler substance by ordinary means.
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    element

    A basic part of a whole. In chemistry, refers to a simple substance that cannot be broken down into smaller parts or changed into another substance. The basic part of an element is an atom, which contains protons, neutrons, and electrons. All atoms of an element have the same number of protons. Examples of elements are hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, nit...
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