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element

el·e·ment

element

 
 
pronunciation:
e l mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part of any whole.
One element of this recipe is missing.
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synonyms:
component, constituent
antonyms:
compound
similar words:
aspect, feature, part, particular, piece, portion, section
definition 2: a comfortable or natural position to be in.
When he paints, he is in his element.
synonyms:
domain, medium
similar words:
environment, habitat, realm, sphere
definition 3: (plural) the weather; forces of nature.
He survived the elements during his winter camping trip.
similar words:
climate, weather
definition 4: any of the 107 substances that cannot be separated into simpler substances by using chemistry. Lead, gold, and oxygen are examples of elements.
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conventional associated with elements
similar to an element
some activities associated with elements
some examples of elements
some parts of elements
some people who study elements
some qualities of elements
some representations of elements
some things composed of elements