Transuranium Element

Science / Chemistry / Transuranium Element: An element with an atomic number higher than 92 (uranium's atomic number). Transuranium elements are unstable and occur in extremely low concentrations (if at all) in nature. Most are made artificially.

Other Words for Element

Element Adjective Synonyms: component, constituent, ingredient, essential, fundamental, part, unit, piece, segment, feature, factor, detail, particular
Element Noun Synonyms: environment, atmosphere, situation, locale, territory, sphere, habitat, medium, domain
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Sieve Elements

Science / Biology / Sieve Elements: Tubular, thin-walled cells that form a system of tubes extending from the roots to the leaves in the phloem of plants; lose their nuclei and organelles at maturity, but retain a functional plasma memb MORE

Savings Element

Business / Finance / Savings Element: Used in the context of life insurance, the cash value built up in a policy, which equals the amount of premium paid minus the cost of protection. This excess is invested by the insurance company, and MORE

Rare Earth Element

Science / Chemistry / Rare Earth Element: A metallic element that belongs to Group 3B or to the lanthanide series. MORE

Common Elements

Business / Real Estate / Common Elements: Parts of a property that are necessary or convenient to the existence, maintenance and safety of a condominium or are normally in common use by all of the condominium residents. Each condominium owner MORE

The Four Elements

Entertainment / Literature / The Four Elements: The alchemical theory that all matter was composed of four components: earth, air, fire, and water. Each element had two spectrums of quality: hot/cold and dry/wet. For instance, earth was cold and dr MORE

Trace Element

Science / Geology / Trace Element: An element that appears in minerals in a concentration of less than l percent (often less than 0.001 percent). MORE

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