Element is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- An element is one part of something bigger, such as a plan, an engine, or a business.
- He's the best salesman on our team, but he's only one element in our success.
- (chemistry) An element is one basic kind of substance, such as iron (Fe) oxygen (O) or sodium (Na).
- Water is made up of two elements: Hydrogen and Oxygen.