a simple chemical, for example oxygen or gold
a quality which can be noticed
a particular group of people
the first or most simple things one has to learn about a subject
a small amount of sth
"jealousy was a component of his character"
"two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"
"the grammatical elements of a sentence"
"a key factor in her success"
"humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
"spare components for cars"
"a component or constituent element of a system"
"water is the element of fishes"
"the alchemists believed that there were four elements"
"in your element"
Clifford was never so much in his element as when conversing of art.
出自： G. Gissing
Early nineteenth century in character, he was..out of his element in this neo-Georgian era.
We do not inhabit the same element as the Greeks.
出自：British Journal of Aesthetics