Transition Element

Science / Geology / Transition Element: Elements of atomic number 21 to 29, 38 to 46, and 71 to 78, whose second outermost electron shell is only partially filled.

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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Other Words for Transition

Transition Adjective Synonyms: change, alteration, metamorphosis, change-over, transformation, transmutation, mutation, development, evolution, conversion, modification, metastasis
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Transition Metal

Science / Chemistry / Transition Metal: An element with an incomplete d subshell. Elements which have common cations with incomplete d subshells are also considered transition metals. Elements with incomplete f subshells are sometimes calle MORE

Transition

Entertainment / Basketball / Transition: When a team goes from offense to defense or defense to offense as the ball moves quickly upcourt. MORE

Transition Element

Science / Geology / Transition Element: Elements of atomic number 21 to 29, 38 to 46, and 71 to 78, whose second outermost electron shell is only partially filled. 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

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

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