traceelement


traceelement
trace element n.
1. A chemical element required in minute quantities by an organism to maintain proper physical functioning.
2. A minute quantity or amount: “The trace elements of belief vanish when it becomes apparent that the... officer... never has suffered the indignity of combat” (Lewis H. Lapham).

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Universalium. 2010.


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