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Element often refers to a chemical element, a pure substance of one type of atom. An element is a part or aspect of something abstract, especially one that is essential or characteristic.

It may also refer to:

Science, technology, and mathematics[edit]


  • The periodic table of elements, which catalogues the chemical elements and their attributes



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Other uses in science[edit]


  • Classical elements, ancient beliefs about the fundamental types of matter, expressed in their Aristotelian forms as fire, earth, air, and water
  • Five elements (Japanese philosophy), the basis of the universe according to Japanese philosophy
  • Mahābhūta, the four great elements in Buddhism, five in Hinduism
  • Tattva, an elemental basis of the universe according to Hindu Samkhya philosophy
  • Wu Xing, sometimes translated as five elements, the basis of the universe according to Chinese Taoin

Brands and businesses[edit]

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Other media[edit]

  • Element Magazine, a men's lifestyle and fashion magazine published online from Singapore since 2013
  • Elements trilogy, three films written and directed by Deepa Mehta addressing social reform in India

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