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elements

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plural of element

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general or basic truths on which other truths or theories can be based
  • the elements of mathematics can be traced back to Euclid

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“Elements.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elements. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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