elements elements  /ˈɛ lə mənts/

Definition(s):

  • (n) violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements)

Usage(s):

  1. Near the beginning of time, the universe almost certainly contained many elements heavier than uranium, the heaviest element that exists naturally on earth.
  2. Until 1220 when Alchemist Albertus Magnus discovered arsenic, mankind knew only ten elementscarbon, sulphur, gold, silver, copper, iron, lead, tin, antimony and mercury.
  3. Creating new heavy elements is a faint bit like working a pinball machine; it takes a nice judgment of speed.

News

  1. Raytheon to maintain USAF Global Hawk ground elements

    Dulles VA (SPX) Jun 18, 2013 Raytheon has been awarded a subcontract to provide contractor logistics support to the ground station elements for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Raytheon continues to support the Global Hawk mission, building on its 99.8 percent ground station availability to support the warfighters. "As the original developer and ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Space War

  2. elements on hollis Chef to Compete in Gold Medal Plates

    Maritime Chef Bryan Corkery from elements on hollis will compete in the 2013 Halifax Gold Medal Plates. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/elementsonhollis/goldmedalplates/prweb10837808.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Daily iPad App: Nova Elements walks you through the periodic table

    Nova Elements is one of those showcase apps for the iPad. It has a great UI and is filled with fantastic photos The showcase section of the app is an interactive periodic table that provides details on each of the elements. You can read about each element find out where it is found and how it is being used. There's also a build mode that lets you add electrons, neutrons and protons to build the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Quotes

  1. "There's a lot of sectarian violence taking place, fomented, in my opinion, because of the attacks by Al Qaeda, causing people to seek reprisal," Mr. Bush said, adding that he planned to work with Mr. Maliki "to defeat these elements."
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Elements in Iran's government have become a menace, both to their own people and in the region," Clinton said.
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: USA Today

  3. "The Mitchell Report directly contradicts key elements of Mr. Tejada's testimony," Waxman said. "The conflict is stark and fundamental to the committee's 2005 investigation."
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Henry Waxman Source: USA Today

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