AskDefine | Define elements

Dictionary Definition

elements n : violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements); "they felt the full fury of the elements"

User Contributed Dictionary




elements p
  1. Plural of element.
  2. Outdoor weather, such as wind or rain.
  3. The basic tenets of an area of knowledge.
  4. The bread and wine of the eucharist.

Extensive Definition

The name element may refer to:
In chemistry, electronics or the geosciences:
In computing:
In grammar:
  • Element (grammar), any word, part of a word, or group of words that recurs in various contexts in a language with relatively constant meaning.
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Element may also refer to:
elements in Catalan: Element
elements in Welsh: Elfen
elements in German: Element
elements in Estonian: Element
elements in Spanish: Elemento
elements in Esperanto: Elemento
elements in Basque: Elementu
elements in French: Élément
elements in Friulian: Element
elements in Irish: Dúil
elements in Galician: Elemento
elements in Korean: 원소
elements in Ido: Elemento
elements in Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Elemento (disambiguation)
elements in Italian: Elemento
elements in Hebrew: יסודות
elements in Latin: Elementum (discretiva)
elements in Latvian: Elements
elements in Lithuanian: Elementas
elements in Malay (macrolanguage): Unsur
elements in Dutch: Element
elements in Japanese: エレメント
elements in Polish: Pierwiastek
elements in Portuguese: Elementos
elements in Romanian: Element
elements in Simple English: Element
elements in Finnish: Elementti
elements in Swedish: Element
elements in Tagalog: Elemento
elements in Vietnamese: Nguyên tố
elements in Ukrainian: Елемент
elements in Chinese: 元素 (消歧義)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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