Translation of "element" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

element

noun (AMOUNT) 数量 uk us /ˈel.ɪ.mənt/
an element of sth

a small amount of an emotion or quality

少量;有点儿,有些
There was certainly an element of truth in what she said. 她说的话当然也有些是真的。
Don't you think there's an element of jealousy in all of this? 你不觉得所有这一切都是妒嫉在隐隐作祟?
We walked quietly up to the door to preserve the element of surprise. 我们轻手轻脚地走近门口,想制造一个惊喜。

(Translation of “element noun (AMOUNT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)