element translate English to French: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "element" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈeləmənt/
an essential part of anything
Sound teaching of grammar is one of the elements of a good education.
a substance that cannot be split by chemical means into simpler substances Hydrogen, chlorine, iron and uranium are elements. surroundings necessary for life
Water is a fish’s natural element.
a slight amount
There is an element of doubt in my mind.
the heating part in an electric kettle etc.
elementary /-ˈmen-/ adjective very simple; not advanced
elementary mathematics.
elements noun plural the first things to be learned in any subject the elements of musical theory. the forces of nature, as wind and rain.
The hut provided protection from the elements.
in one’s element in the surroundings that are most natural or pleasing to one.
dans son élément
The actor is clearly in his element paying this role.
(Definition of element from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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