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).

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

Other Words for Trace

Trace Adjective Synonyms: dog, pursue, follow (in the footsteps of), stalk, track (down), shadow, trail, tail
Trace Verb Synonyms: hint, intimation, sign, token, suggestion, touch, vestige, indication, mark, record, evidence, clue
Trace Noun Synonyms: investigate, discover, ascertain, detect, determine, find, seek, search for, hunt down or up, unearth, track

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

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


Business / Finance / Retracement: A price movement in the opposite direction of the previous trend. MORE

Rare Earth Element

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

Animal Identification And Traceback

Business / Agriculture / Animal Identification And Traceback: Currently, the private marketing system, assisted by computerization of records, generally can trace products back to their original suppliers, although not necessarily all the way to the farm. It has MORE

Parent Element

Science / Geology / Parent Element: A radioactive element that spontaneously decays into a new substance. The product of this decay is known as a 'daughter' element. MORE