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Definitions of element:

part of speech: noun

A simple substance; the last substance of an analyzed compound.

part of speech: noun

1. A simple substance, one which is incapable of being split up into other substances. 2. A cell or other indivisible anatomical structure. 3. Earth, air, fire, or water, formerly regarded as the principles of which all matter was composed.

Usage examples for element:

  • This certainly has an element of difficulty in it, if the remedy is to be applied on a very large scale. "In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out", Booth, William
  • It will be apparent, then, that the time is as important an element as the weight. "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose

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