the lowest school giving formal instruction, teaching the rudiments of learning, and extending usually from six to eight years.
(Brit) a former name for primary school
(US & Canadian) Also called (in the US) grade school, grammar school. a state school in which instruction is given for the first six to eight years of a child’s education
[el-uh-muh nt] /ˈɛl ə mənt/ noun 1. a component or constituent of a whole or one of the parts into which a whole may be resolved by analysis: Bricks and mortar are elements of every masonry wall. 2. Chemistry. one of a class of substances that cannot be separated into simpler substances by chemical means. […]
[el-uh-mee] /ˈɛl ə mi/ noun, plural elemis. 1. any of various fragrant resins from certain trees, especially Canarium commune, used chiefly in the manufacture of varnishes, lacquers, ointments, and in perfumery. /ˈɛlɪmɪ/ noun (pl) -mis 1. any of various fragrant resins obtained from tropical trees, esp trees of the family Burseraceae: used in making varnishes, […]
[el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; Italian e-le-nah] /ˈɛl ə nə, əˈleɪ nə; Italian ɛˈlɛ nɑ/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
[ih-leng-kuh s] /ɪˈlɛŋ kəs/ noun, plural elenchi [ih-leng-kahy, -kee] /ɪˈlɛŋ kaɪ, -ki/ (Show IPA) 1. a logical refutation; an argument that refutes another argument by proving the contrary of its conclusion. /ɪˈlɛŋkəs/ noun (logic) (pl) -chi (-kaɪ) 1. refutation of an argument by proving the contrary of its conclusion, esp syllogistically 2. Socratic elenchus, the […]