chemical element

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Synonyms for chemical element

any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

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In 2013, during a high point in tensions between Spain and Gibraltar, Spain set about contesting one of Gibraltar's land reclamations and they did so through elemental substances.
successfully removing carbon black, ink's main ingredient and an elemental substance that cannot be broken down or chemically decolored, itself adds to quality degradation and limits recycling volumes.
Because XRF can detect only elemental substances, in most cases it must be used in conjunction with other analytical methods to achieve a full compliance determination.
I have not yet dealt with nature, but "Negotiating Rapture" shows a lot of it - its elemental substances (Houshiary's lead and gold), its organicism (Beuys' flowers, Kiefer's straw), its images (Fontana's "rocks," Viola's mountains).
How could people ever know how to distribute elemental substances by art alone, or in the necessary quantities and proper proportions to each other, and, finally, bring it all to perfection, as Nature does, and make metals?