What is the meaning of elements

Element, the

    1. [Basic] constituent, component

      example
    2. typical characteristic, trait

      example
      • the music contains some elements of jazz
    3. Force, factor

      grammar
      without plural
      example
      • their presence brought a cheerful element to society
  • Basic concepts, basic laws; Initial reasons

    grammar
    Plural tantum
    example
    • the elements of a foreign language
  • [ideal] habitat; Circumstances in which an individual can [best] develop

    grammar
    without plural
    example
    • here she feels, she is in her element
    1. in ancient and medieval natural philosophy one of the four primary substances fire, water, air and earth

      Phrases, idioms, proverbs
      • the wet element (often joking: the water: he is a passionate swimmer and loves the wet element)
    2. Force of nature, force of nature

      grammar
      mostly in the plural
      example
      • the elements unleashed
  • Substance that cannot be further broken down by chemical means

    use
    chemistry
    example
    • the chemical, radioactive elements
  • Power source in which chemical energy is converted into electrical energy

    use
    Electrical engineering
    example
  • (in set theory) single object of a set (2)

    use
    mathematics
  • Person as part of a disregarded or considered harmful social or political group

    use
    derogatory
    grammar
    mostly in the plural
    example
  • Individual part from which something is constructed, built up together with others, something is put together; Component

    example
    • the various elements of an extension wall