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n.要素,元素,成分,元件,自然环境
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element


/'elɪmənt; `ɛləmənt/
n
1 [C] ~ (in/of sth) necessary or characteristic part of sth 要素; 特色
*Justice is an important element of good government. 公正是仁政的要素.
* What a sensational story! It has all the elements of a soap opera. 多么耸人听闻的事! 具备连续剧的一切要素.
2 [C usu sing 通常作单数] ~ of sth small amount of sth; suggestion or trace of sth 某事物的少量; 某事物的启示或痕迹
*There's an element of truth in his story. 他说的有些道理.
* There's always an element of danger in mountain climbing. 登山总是有些危险的.
3 [C] (chemistry 化) any of about
100 substances which cannot be split by ordinary chemical methods into simpler substances 元素
*Water is composed of the elements hydrogen and oxygen. 水是由氢元素和氧元素组成的. Cf 参看 compound1 1, mixture 3.
4 [C] (according to ancient and medieval philosophers) any of the four substances, earth, air, fire and water, from which the universe was believed to be composed 要素(据古代和中世纪哲学家的观点, 认为构成宇宙的土、空气、火、水四种物质其中之一).
5 the elements [pl] (fml 文) forces of nature, the weather, etc (esp bad weather) 自然力, 天气等(尤指坏天气)
*exposed to (the fury of) the elements 经受风吹雨打.
6 [C usu sing 通常作单数] natural or suitable environment or habitat 自然的或合适的环境或栖息地
*Water is a fish's natural element. 水是鱼的自然栖息地.
7 elements [pl] basic principles of a subject being studied; parts that must be learnt first (学科的)基本原则; 原理; 基础
*You must understand the elements of mathematics before we can proceed further. 你必须先弄懂数学基础知识, 我们才能进一步学习.
8 [C] part of an electric kettle, etc that gives out heat 电阻丝(电 等供热的部分)
*This heater needs a new element. 这个加热器需要一组新电阻丝.
9 (idm 习语) in/out of one's `element in/not in one's accustomed or preferred surroundings; doing/not doing what one is good at and enjoys 在[不在]某人习惯或喜欢的环境中; 做[不做]某人擅长和喜欢的事
*I'm out of my element in political discussions. 我不喜欢参加政治讨论.
* The children are really in their element playing on the beach. 孩子们在沙滩上嬉戏真是乐得其所.

element


n[C]
1【part】
2 element of surprise/truth/risk/doubt etc
3【chemistry】
4【people】
5 the elements
6【heating】
7 the elements of something
8【earth/air/fire/water】
9 be in your element
10 be out of your element
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:Latin elementum]
【PART】
one part or feature of a whole system, plan, piece of work etc, especially one that is basic or important
element of
 Honesty is a vital element of her success.
element in
 the primary element in the country's economy
important/key/essential/vital etc element
 Besides ability, the other essential element in political success is luck.
 Business and management elements are built into the course.
element of surprise/truth/risk/doubt etc
an amount, usually small, of a quality or feeling
 There is an element of truth in your argument.
【CHEMISTRY】
a simple chemical substance such as carbon or oxygen that consists of atoms of only one kind
compound1 (1)
【PEOPLE】
a group of people who form part of a larger group, especially when the rest of the group does not approve of them
faction
 the hard-line communist elements in the party
the elements [plural]
the weather, especially bad weather
 sailors battling against the elements
【HEATING】
the part of a piece of electrical equipment that produces heat
the elements of sth
the most simple things that you have to learn first about a subject
 She doesn't even know the basic elements of politeness.
【EARTH/AIR/FIRE/WATER】
one of the four substances (earth, air, fire, and water) from which people used to believe that everything was made
be in your element
to be in a situation that you enjoy, because you are good at it
 Graham was in his element, building a fire and cooking the steaks.
be out of your element
to be in a situation that makes you uncomfortable or unhappy
 She was out of her element in this dull little town.
1. Then in 1980 the birth of her son added a new element to her work.
    而后,1980年儿子的诞生给她的工作增加了新的成分。"

2. Hydrogen is the lightest element.
    氢是最轻的元素。

3. Abrupt dismissaled, were a potentially dangerous element.
    突然解雇成了潜在的危险因素。

4. Perhaps there is an element of truth in both these pictures,
    也许,这两种都像都有可信之处。

5. Madame Curie will always be remembered as the discoverer of the element radium.
    居里夫人这位镭元素的发现者,将永远为人们所怀念.

6. Radium is a radioactive element.
    镭是个放射性元素。

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