Element vs Anacoluthia - What's the difference?

element | anacoluthia |

As nouns the difference between element and anacoluthia

is that element is element (part of a whole) while anacoluthia is (grammar) a syntactic construction in which an element is followed by another that does not agree properly.



(en noun)
  • One of the simplest or essential parts or principles of which anything consists, or upon which the constitution or fundamental powers of anything are based.
  • * (Benjamin Jowett) (1817-1893) ((Thucydides))
  • The simplicity which is so large an element in a noble nature was laughed to scorn.
  • # (label) Any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction or by any chemical means and made up of atoms all having the same number of protons.
  • # One of the four basic building blocks of matter in theories of ancient philosophers and alchemists: water, earth, fire, and air.
  • # (label) A required aspect or component of a cause of action. A deed is regarded a violation of law only if each element can be proved.
  • # (label) One of the objects in a set.
  • A small part of the whole.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1927, author= F. E. Penny
  • , chapter=4, title= Pulling the Strings , passage=The case was that of a murder. It had an element of mystery about it, however, which was puzzling the authorities. A turban and loincloth soaked in blood had been found; also a staff.}}
  • Atmospheric forces such as strong winds and rains.
  • A place or state of being that an individual or object is better suited towards.
  • The bread and wine taken at Holy Communion.
  • A group of people within a larger group having a particular common characteristic.
  • A short form of heating element, a component in electrical equipment, often in the form of a coil, having a high resistance, thereby generating heat when a current is passed through it.
  • (label) One of the conceptual objects in a markup language, usually represented in text by a matching pair of tags.
  • * 2011 , Richard Wagner, Creating Web Pages All-in-One For Dummies
  • The div element was introduced into HTML as a solution to the layout problem.


    * (in chemistry) chemical element * (in set theory) member

    Derived terms

    * chemical element * data element * heating element

    See also

    * atom




  • (grammar) A syntactic construction in which an element is followed by another that does not agree properly