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An essential or characteristic part of something
“Having a compelling plot is just one element of a successful movie.”
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A part of a whole
“This scheme was an element of the wider social democratic legacy of the 1940s.”
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A person's field of expertise
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“As a car enthusiast, I was in my element appraising the value of second-hand automobiles.”
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A person's or animal's natural or preferred environment
“I feel like I'm in my natural element whenever I go to the local bar where everybody knows my name.”
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A small but noticeable amount of a feeling or quality
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“There was an element of truth in his words despite his use of wit and sarcasm.”
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A distinguishable section of a social group
“The government must weed out any criminal element existing within its apparatus.”
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(usually in plural form "elements") The rudiments of a subject
“In this lecture, we will provide an introduction to the elements of the subject matter.”
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(the elements) Atmospheric forces such as strong winds and rains
“The material used must be able to provide protection from the elements.”
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A component that is part of a larger construction, such as a brick or a stone
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An agent or someone who has the power to control the outcome of something
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A quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something
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Evidential information used in reporting or documentation
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The substance in which an organism lives or is cultured
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Metallic mineral
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A healthy and vigorous-rooted plant that is used in grafting, most commonly as a sound base to support a scion that bears desirable fruit in orchard culture
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A compound or mixture of compounds used to treat materials, samples, other compounds or reactants in a laboratory or sometimes an industrial setting
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Any of two or more forms of an element where the atoms have the same number of protons, but a different number of neutrons within their nuclei
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The chemical element of atomic number 20
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Any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction
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Substance that is dissolved
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Physical matter or material
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The intrinsic nature or quality of something, especially abstract, which determines its character
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Generic appellation for an object
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Gas burner
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One of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory
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A clause or paragraph of a legal document or agreement
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A specimen taken for scientific testing or analysis
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Something that is formally or legally required or obligatory
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A place or location where a person has spent a significant part of their childhood growing up
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A department or organization that performs a specified function
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An item written or printed in a diary, list, account book, or reference book
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