1》 the nature of the ingredients or constituents of a whole or mixture.
↘a thing composed of various elements.
2》 a work of music, literature, or art.
↘the artistic arrangement of the elements of a picture.
3》 the action of composing.
4》 archaic mental constitution; character.
5》 a legal agreement to pay a sum in lieu of a larger debt or other obligation.
6》 Mathematics the successive application of functions to a variable.
7》 Physics the process of finding the resultant of a number of forces.