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- 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.
- (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.
- One of the four basic building blocks of matter in theories of ancient philosophers and alchemists: water, earth, fire, and air.
- Something small.
- an element of doubt
- A place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards.
- be in one's own element
- (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.
- (set theory) One of the objects in a set.
- A group of people within a larger group having a particular common characteristic.
- You sometimes find the hooligan element at football matches.
- 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.
something small, as in "an element of doubt"
place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards
in set theory
group of people with a common characteristic
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Translations to be checked
- “element” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- "element" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
- Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 
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